What US feed producers can do to prepare, plan for ASF

What US feed producers can do to prepare, plan for ASF

U.S. swine industry stakeholders rely on prevention and planning to prepare for the threat of African swine fever. (Tzido | iStock.com)

Industry stakeholders discuss ASF prevention and how an outbreak could impact your feed operation.

For nearly five years, pork producers throughout the Eastern hemisphere have been struggling to contain and eradicate African swine fever (ASF) virus in their domestic herds with limited success. To date, the deadly, highly infectious pig disease has not yet reached North America; however, it is very close to its shores, turning up in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, in 2021.