Tag: african-swine-fever

2 Years After Swine Fever Killed Off Half of China’s Pigs, Hog Farmers Are Struggling for Another Reason
Pork prices in China could not cover overhead expenses from June to September of this year, Chinese farmers say. A farmer in Shandong Province said he sold a pig for 3,000 yuan (approximately US$470) last...
First Swine Fever, Now a Plague of Armyworms Threatens China’s Food
The crop-eating fall armyworm has been found in 11 provinces in China as of May 9, now threatening production of staples such as corn, rice, and wheat in about a third of the country since...
China Could Lose Up to 200 Million Pigs to Swine Fever
Over half of China’s massive pig herd is threatened due to the rapid and unabated spread of African swine fever throughout virtually every province in the world’s most populous country. According to Rabobank, between 150...