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SHIC Receives Pork Checkoff Funding for Program Extension to 2027
The National Pork Board of directors has approved an additional $15 million investment of Pork Checkoff funds in the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) extending funding through 2027.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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