FMD: SAPPO compartments to play major role

Task teams to soften blow of FMD outbreak A steering committee and three task teams ...

2019 Ensminger Symposium attracts international speakers

The Ensminger Pig Symposiums follow a rich tradition of over 50 years of sharing up ...

How does disease surveillance work?

Dr LAura Roberts, Veterinary Service, Western Cape Disease surveillance is one of the main functions ...

Organic agriculture is going mainstream, but not the way you think it is

One of the biggest knocks against the organics movement is that it has begun to ...

Rise of the ‘megafarms’: How UK agriculture is being sold off and consolidated

If you were to visit the English countryside 15 years ago, you would have found nine ...

SAPPO Board 2018/2019

SAPPO’s Board 2018/2019 Charl Braak, Myles van Deventer, Stephen Butt (vice-chairman), Stefan Guizot, Johan van ...

Russia: ASF reduced backyard farms; large farms profit

Backyard farming, once the major method of pig production in Russia, is bit by bit ...

ASF China: 2nd outbreak Gansu; Mongolia reports ASF

On its way to infect zones more inland in China, African Swine Fever has been ...

FMD: Technical team met, info day on 23 January

The Technical Task team appointed by the Minister of Agriculture, Foresty an Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana ...

No deal Brexit a major concern for the BVA

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) responded after the vote on 15 January to the outcome ...

Resolution needed to secure UK animal health and welfare says NOAH, after Brexit landmark vote

The UK  National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) urges politicians to work together to agree ...

ASF Belgium: French panic as ASF virus draws nearer

The French authorities are getting nervous now wild boar with African Swine Fever have been ...