Source: Robert Arnason, Producer.com, April 4, 2019
John Ross sits through a lot of meetings.
As executive director of the Canadian Pork Council, Ross is continually in talks with provincial pork associations, American hog producers and other livestock organizations in Canada.
Over the last few months, the major topic at those meetings has been African swine fever.
Ross knows the disease represents a major threat to Canada’s hog industry, but he’s tired of the doom-and-gloom scenarios.