Experts discussed prevention, response during panel discussion, "African swine fever: What you need to know" at the South Dakota Pork Congress.
Japan finds classical swine fever on Okinawa and expands area eligible for vaccination.
Swine industry has changed since original assumptions factoring into surveillance system designs were made.
During a secondary examination, CBP agriculture specialists discovered 6.2 kilograms of raw unknown meat, pork hot dogs and raw ruminant tripe.
Swine business topics include risk management, pork demand, value-added production and biosecurity.
Topics include African swine fever and Secure Pork Supply plans; tail, ear and flank biting; and in-barn impacts on meat quality.
African swine fever threatens to end the boom times for German hog farmers.
New cases of African swine fever still being found in domesticated pigs and wild boars, including in western Poland.
Damage estimates from feral hogs approach $1.5 billion annually to the United States and approximately $19 million in Arkansas.