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Swine Health - Foreign Animal Disease
Evaluation of Lyophilization on Efficacy of African Swine Fever Vaccine Candidate ASFV-G-ΔI177L
Currently there is no commercialized vaccine for African swine fever (ASF). One of the most promising candidates to date is the highly effective and safe live attenuated vaccine candidate...
Environment - Air
Particulate Matter in Swine Barns: Existing Knowledge and Research Needs
Particulate matter (PM), also known as dust, is one of the most perceived air quality issues in swine barns. PM is considered an air hazard by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
Swine Health - Foreign Animal Disease
Factors to Consider in a Potential Eradication Plan for African Swine Fever in the United States: A White Paper
This white paper presents factors to consider and potential approaches for developing an eradication plan for African swine fever (ASF) should it become established in the United States. The white...
Other
Pork Industry Labor Study

Nearly 400 pork producers were surveyed to better understand the current labor situation in hog production, including shortages, open positions and retention. This study also identifies current sources of labor for hog production operations including foreign labor and domestic sources.

Swine Health - Foreign Animal Disease
Investigating Methods for Decontamination of Interior Surfaces (Cabs) of Transportation Vehicles
It is widely known and understood that transportation vehicles can serve as a potential route of pathogen transmission within swine production systems. The movement of these vehicles within multiple...
Swine Health - Foreign Animal Disease
Evaluation of African swine fever virus antibody detection and viral nucleic acid detection dynamics in swine in various sample types
This research project assessed the African swine fever virus’s (ASFV) nucleic acid and antibody detection in tonsil scrapings, cheek swabs, oral fluids, blood, and some tissues across three...
Animal Well-being
Depopulation of Swine by Inert Gassing Utilizing the Livetec Systems Nitrogen Foam Delivery System
The nitrogen foam delivery system is an alternative emergency depopulation system that uses high expansion water based foam bubbles to deliver nitrogen gas into a container, trailer, coral or barn....
Swine Health - Foreign Animal Disease
Detection of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) in Pork Meat Products by PCR Assay
African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious viral disease causing high mortality in members of the Suidae family. Besides animal health, the disease also imposes serious economic consequences,...
Swine Health - Foreign Animal Disease
Evaluation of Meat Juice as Sample Matrix for the Detection of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV) Antigen and Nucleic Acids as Well as Antibodies to FMDV; and Comparison of 3 Real-Time Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction Assays for FMDV in Swine Oral Fluids
Particular specimens are usually required for foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) testing. These samples include liquid removed from blisters caused by FMDV (vesicular fluid), pieces of skin...
Swine Health - PRRS
Field Investigation of the Effect of PRRSV Genetic Variability on Time-to-Stability
The porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is one of the most economically important swine endemic disease in the United States, causing losses of about $664 million annually. One...
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