New Animal Disease Early Detection Partnership

Dan African Swine Fever, Avian Influenza, Beef, Cattle, Dairy, Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), Equine, Livestock, Pork, Poultry, This Land of Ours

There’s a new partnership for early detection of animal diseases. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. It’s a new partnership among the nation’s animal health and biodefense facilities to improve early detection of emerging animal diseases. This is Christy Loiacano, coordinator of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN), with the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service …


NPPC Urges Quick Passage of the Beagle Brigade Act

Dan African Swine Fever, Agri-Business, Livestock, National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), Pork

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) is urging quick passage of the Beagle Brigade Act of 2023. The Act, H.R. 1480 and S.759, was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. The legislation would provide permanent authorization for the USDA’s National Detector Dog Training Center. NPPC notes this is important as safe and reliable food production is critical to …

African Swine Fever

African Swine Fever Surging Again in China

Dan African Swine Fever, Pork

African Swine Fever (ASF) is making a resurgence in China and will potentially push prices higher for the most popular protein in that country. Bloomberg says multiple outbreaks have shown up in different parts of the country throughout the winter. Rabobank expects the most recent wave of ASF to significantly lower production capacity and push prices higher during the second …