Farm Progress America, April 18, 2019

Max Armstrong talks about the need to be vigilant about biosecurity in light of African Swine Fever

Max Armstrong worries caused by smuggled pork products entering the United States has raised the level of concern about African Swine Fever. The contraband pork products came from China, where ASF is a growing problem. The products were stopped and destroyed, never actually entering the country. The issue raises the need for all involved in pork production to be more aware of biosecurity.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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