Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Research Service (ARS), have announced that a vaccine candidate for African Swine Fever (ASF) has passed an important safety test required for regulatory approval, moving the vaccine one step closer to commercial availability. African swine fever is a highly contagious, viral disease of domestic and wild pigs, whose… Read More

New research suggests that a vaccine for African swine fever virus could be available soon. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) announced Sept 30 that a vaccine candidate for the highly contagious hog disease has been shown to prevent and effectively protect European- and Asian-bred swine against the currently circulating Asian… Read More

Rounding out a year full of surprises, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) took the mostly predictable route with its final World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report of the year on Thursday. The major figures in the December report were largely in line with the trade’s expectations. Soybean ending stocks were down… Read More

 

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