Wednesday, 10 October 2018 09:55

Agritalk - Jennifer Shike - Oct 2, 2018

China's battle with African swine flu. 

With 21 reported cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China’s most hog-dense areas, the conversation is not about if, but rather when the next case will pop up. On AgriTalk, Chip Flory talked with Patrick Webb, director of swine health programs for the National Pork Board, about China’s biosecurity challenges and the U.S. response plan if an ASF outbreak occurs. 

“When you take one of the most devastating swine diseases out there and put it in the country with the most pigs in the world, it's a recipe for disaster,” Webb said. 

This podcast was released on Oct 2, 2018 with Jennifer Shike, Farm Journal's Pork, Editor from AgriTalk

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