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    Study Proves African Swine Fever Can Spread through Artificial Insemination

    Science has officially confirmed that African swine fever (ASF) can spread through artificial insemination (AI). The controlled study involved AI using the […]

    January 30, 2023
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    Ag Secretary Vilsack Requests $500 Mllion for African Swine Fever Control

    USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) continues to invest resources to prevent African swine fever (ASF) from entering the United […]

    July 12, 2022
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    COVID, African Swine Fever Will Continue to Impact 2022 Pork Market

    The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to impact the global pork industry in 2022. Even as the threat of African swine fever looms […]

    February 3, 2022
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    Kansas State Researchers Seek to Prevent Spread of African Swine Fever Virus

    As the threat of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) looms on the mind of any pork producer, Kansas State researchers are going […]

    December 8, 2021
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    African Swine Fever Vaccine One Step Closer to Fruition

    The USDA Agricultural Research Service announced this past Thursday a successful blocking of the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus in a vaccine […]

    October 4, 2021
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    Vietnam to Reduce its Tariff Rate on Imported Pork, A Positive Step for U.S. Access

    Better access to Vietnamese pork markets is on the horizon for U.S. pork producers. The tariff rate, currently at 15% for imported […]

    October 1, 2021
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    African Swine Fever Reported in Haiti

    An outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been confirmed in Haiti, the first time since 1984, with a reported 2,500 susceptible […]

    September 22, 2021
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    Hog Disease ‘Protection Zone’ Created by USDA

    In order to protect U.S. swine and pork exports from African swine fever, officials at the USDA have announced the launch of […]

    August 30, 2021
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    African Swine Fever Hits the Dominican Republic

    The USDA Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory confirmed the discovery of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Dominican Republic yesterday through samples […]

    July 30, 2021
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    Taiwan Testing Hog Herd After African Swine Fever Discovery

    Officials say they’re conducting nationwide African Swine Fever (ASF) tests on the hog herd in Taiwan after a deceased animal that tested […]

    April 7, 2021