A Proactive Step Forward in Pork Industry’s Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity Program

Proactively enhancing wean-to-harvest biosecurity will help control the next emerging disease in the U.S. pork industry and improve U.S. swine herd health. That’s why SHIC, along with the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) and Pork Checkoff, are funding a Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity Program to be implemented over the next two years.

During Phase 1, the groups identified subject matter experts and assembled task forces with the responsibility of establishing research priorities. Now in Phase 2, SHIC, FFAR and Pork Checkoff are soliciting proposals to investigate cost-effective, innovative technologies, protocols, or ideas to implement biosecurity during the wean-to-harvest phase of production.

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