A study conducted by Pipestone Applied Research (PAR) says the initial Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) arrived from China. Pipestone Applied Research replicated a study of pork inputs carrying the virus and found
Since January, diagnostic labs from across the country have already reported more than 60 accessions positive for Seneca Valley Virus or Senecavirus A. This clearly shows that the disease is far from gone and underscore
If the industry can learn how Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus arrived in the U.S., perhaps it can keep other diseases from having the same impact. Dr. Scott Dee's research is a strong step forward in that battle.
It has been 18 months since the USDA issued mandatory reporting of Swine Enteric Coronavirus diseases (SECD), including Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv). Since it was first identified in U.S. herds in April 2013,
The U.S. pork industry suffered devastating losses due to Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV). As a result of PEDV's destruction, the Iowa-based Swine Health Information Center has committed $3.3 million to fig
It’s important for all of us in animal agriculture and meat production to make sure we are not adding to the hype of these plant-based products by disparaging them as a food choice, says Hannah Thompson-Weeman.
Sometimes you need to hear it direct from the source, says Hannah Thompson-Weeman of the Animal Agriculture Alliance. Here's a list of outlandish and startling statements from the 2019 Animal Rights National Conference.
World Pork Expo is here livestock show season is around the corner.<p></p> These are great events that celebrate agriculture and our rural communities, but the presence of swine at these events poses a biosecurity risk fo
County and state fairs will be in full swing very soon, giving 4-H and FFA members the opportunity to show off another year of hard work. In addition to catching up with friends and competing in the show ring, fairs allow us to connect and engage with the general public.
Pork producers in 2016 are expected to experience another year of tight margins similar to the year just completed. Pork production is expected to rise by about 1 percent, but beef production will rise by 4 percent and
In a recent survey, 82 percent of pig farmers say they are aware of the upcoming regulatory changes regarding on-farm antibiotic use. And of those surveyed, on average, 71 percent have a defined record-keeping protocol