African swine fever (ASF) is widespread in China, spreading elsewhere around the world and carries significant potential to impact all animal protein industries in 2019 and beyond.
While Irish exports of agri-foods have chalked up a ninth year of annual growth, and the country’s beef and pork have been granted access to the Ukrainian market, barley growers are furious that their grain remains stuck in storage.
With no signs of a solution, ASF will continue to demand the attention of the global meat market for as far as any statistical information would indicate.
A key crop for human consumption and animal feed in Kenya, corn is in short supply in the West African state, and farmers are struggling to pay the resulting high prices of compound feeds.
Despite announcing new outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF), the disease situation in China is under control, according to the agriculture ministry. ASF has returned to South Africa, spread to a new region of Ukraine, and infected more backyard herds in Bulgaria.