Ag News: ASF Forum in Mexico
via Newstalk KIT - November 5, 2019
**National Pork Producers Council leaders and staff attended the second North American African Swine Fever Forum in Mexico City.
The meeting, hosted by Mexico’s Ag Secretary, focused on harmonizing prevention and response between the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
President David Herring represented NPPC in front of over 600 Mexican pork producers and industry representatives addressing the current state of the U.S. pork sector and public policy priorities, including USMCA ratification, foreign animal disease prevention and preparedness, visa reform and gene editing.
**Assessing agricultural damage from California’s Kincade Fire will take some time, once the fire has been contained.
Flames have destroyed...