Iowa State University researchers have investigated time and temperature combinations sufficient to inactivate porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in swine feces on metal surfaces similar to what is found in livestock trailers after fecal and other organic matter has been removed by scraping and sweeping. Combinations of time and temperature evaluated represent possible options for trailer decontamination when washing and disinfecting are not possible.
The competition is sizzling in Week 2 of the #RealPigFarming Challenge. Great things are happening on pig farms across the United States and Canada. Click through the #RealPigFarming social media posts for the week May 9-May 15.
A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit against three Yakima Valley dairies in Washington state found to be posing an imminent threat to public health because of their manure-management practices....More