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Living with ASF

Ilia Zubtsov
Ilia Zubtsov, who works with wean-to-finish technical services at PIC Russia, discussed how farmers in his country have dealt with African swine fever (ASF) during the Iowa Pork Congress Jan 23. Russia's pork production has continued to grow despite consistent outbreaks of ASF across the country. PHOTO/COREY MUNSON

Although African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks in China and other portions of Asia have dominated the headlines since last year, other countries have struggled with the virus much longer. 

At the 2020 Iowa Pork Congress last week in Des Moines, a panel of experts shed light on how other nations, especially Russia, have coped with ASF.

Ilia Zubtsov, who works in wean-to-finish technical services with PIC Russia, discussed how  farmers in his country have dealt...




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