Comments come as Liaoning province reports new African swine fever outbreak at 20,000-head pig farm.
USDA publishes notice of intent to grant Zoetis exclusive license for a pair of patents related to ASF vaccine development.
Research follows success in creating pigs genetically resistant to PRRS and opens doors to resistance to other coronaviruses.
Authorities in China starting to ease certain restrictions in areas infected with African swine fever, but producers must still take proactive measures against virus.
Producers urged to talk with their feed suppliers.
Brazil finds first case of CSF since 2009 in state of Ceara; CSF is unrelated to African swine fever.
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Research is of particular interest to swine industry because reproduction affects pigs' commercial value.
Feed management affects sow efficiency and production costs.
Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station researcher awarded $500,000 for swine microbiome study.