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Understanding PRRS 1-4-4

Animal health experts present guidance, biosecurity considerations and recent research on porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome at NPB's October producer webinar.

Analysis: USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report — Q3 2021

Analysts shared insights and analysis of the 2021 Q3 USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report during a webinar for pork producers hosted by the National Pork Board.

Production & Management
5 Tips for Staying Safe While Handling Manure

Follow these tips for manure handling safety including air quality, ventilation, warning tags, confined space protocol and fire hazards.

Pork Academy
Balancing an Unstable Hog Market

Bull markets, bear markets, strong demand, and supply chain disruptions – the last 18 months have been a market roller coaster.

FAD Prevention & Preparedness
Study Validates Pork Industry’s Biosecurity Measures Against African Swine Fever

After reviewing eight potential pathways, a new study has found no major areas have been overlooked to prevent the introduction of African swine fever to the U.S.

FAD Prevention & Preparedness
African Swine Fever Protection Zone

The protection zone is another important step in keeping African swine fever out of the U.S.

What ASF in the Dominican Republic Means for U.S. Producers

NPB collaborates with partners to prevent African swine fever from entering the U.S. and prepare the pork industry for how to respond if it does.

FAD Prevention & Preparedness
Research Prioritizes African Swine Fever Prevention and Preparedness

Scientific research holds the key to unlocking answers to African swine fever. That is where Pork Checkoff-funded research priorities come into play.

Create an AgView Account to Prepare for an FAD Outbreak

“We need everybody to create an AgView account – whether you are a large, small, niche or show pig producer – I don’t care why you’re raising a pig, we need you in the system.” Patrick Webb, DVM, Acting Chief Veterinarian for the National Pork Board

FAD Prevention & Preparedness
NPB, Customs and Border Protection Collaborate to Keep ASF Out of the U.S.

CBP's Beagle Brigade identifies smuggled pork products in international air travelers' luggage. African swine fever is unique because it can survive in undercooked, dried or frozen pork.

FAD Prevention & Preparedness
Producers Face New ASF Threat Close to Home

ASF confirmation in the Dominican Republic brings the devastating disease within 1,000 miles of the U.S. border. This new reality check puts foreign animal disease prevention and preparedness even more front and center.

FAD Prevention & Preparedness
5 Ways to Protect Pigs and the Pork Industry from African Swine Fever

The No. 1 pork producer priority is foreign animal disease awareness, prevention and preparedness.

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