Researchers start work on new ways to mitigate ASF

Researchers start work on new ways to mitigate ASF

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With a vaccine or cure still years away, a new research initiative is focused on finding ways to mitigate African swine fever.

The foundation, in tandem with the National Pork Board, recently awarded five grants to research teams working on technologies with potential to produce actionable results for pork producers within one year of study. The partners plan to award even more grants in the future to researchers with ideas for short-term, impactful research on ASF, according to Tim Kurt, FFAR scientific program director.