What makes some farms targets for undercover activists? What should I tell my neighbor about African Swine Fever? These questions and more are answered on episode 2 of Overhe(a)rd, the Farm Journal Livestock podcast.
Dave Pyburn, DVM, senior vice president of science and technology for the National Pork Board, says it’s not “if” a foreign animal disease enters the U.S., it’s “when,” and the industry must be prepared.
A foot-and-mouth-disease outbreak may be impossible to control in the U.S. without the rapid availability of adequate supplies of vaccine, said James Roth of Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.