African Swine Fever Spreads

African Swine Fever Spreads

Posted: Updated:
Pigs in a farm lot. Pigs in a farm lot.

September 14, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn (RFD-TV) At least fourteen cases of African Swine Fever in six Chinese provinces have been reported. The country has culled around 40,000 head, and they have placed a ban on the transportation of hogs from infected provinces. The first cases in Western Europe (Belgium) were reported this week as well.

Find out what the implications are for the US Hog Market as Bill Christianson of the Pig Improvement Company (PIC) speaks to the issues in the video above.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Iowa turns Busch Light money into Children's Hospital donation

    Iowa turns Busch Light money into Children's Hospital donation

    Wednesday, September 18 2019 6:15 PM EDT2019-09-18 22:15:08 GMT

    It all started with a sign.  Carson King, an Iowa State student, was holding a sign that was shown frequently on ESPN's 'College Gameday' reading "Busch Light Supply Needs Replenishing" with a link to donate him money. 

    It all started with a sign.  Carson King, an Iowa State student, was holding a sign that was shown frequently on ESPN's 'College Gameday' reading "Busch Light Supply Needs Replenishing" with a link to donate him money. 

  • Ric Ocasek's wife says he died while recuperating from surgery

    Ric Ocasek's wife says he died while recuperating from surgery

    Wednesday, September 18 2019 5:26 PM EDT2019-09-18 21:26:58 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner says Ric Ocasek , the 75-year-old frontman for The Cars, died of heart disease, worsened by emphysema.

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner says Ric Ocasek , the 75-year-old frontman for The Cars, died of heart disease, worsened by emphysema.

  • What the Fed's rate cut means for you

    What the Fed's rate cut means for you

    Wednesday, September 18 2019 4:38 PM EDT2019-09-18 20:38:27 GMT

    The Federal Reserve has cut its benchmark interest rate again, big news for the U.S. economy but something that will likely have a muted impact on Americans’ personal finances, experts say. 

    The Federal Reserve has cut its benchmark interest rate again, big news for the U.S. economy but something that will likely have a muted impact on Americans’ personal finances, experts say. 

Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 Frankly and RFDTV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service , and Ad Choices .