The EU PiG project was introduced at the recently held Hungarian National Agricultural and Food Exhibition and Fair - OMÉK. More than 85,000 visitors from 15 countries attended the 79th OMÉK, which presented the best of Hungarian agriculture and food over four days, 26-29 September 2019.
EU PiG partners, CRPA and Gran Suino Italiano Interprofessional Organization are hosting a conference "EU PiG: the European Thematic Network for Innovation in Pig Farming" to be held as part of the Italpig event in Cremona, Italy. This shall take place on Wednesday 23 October from 9:30 am in the Amati Room (Hall 1 - first floor) of CremonaFiere.
African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious disease of pigs, warthogs, European wild boar and American wild pigs. All age groups are equally susceptible and mortality rates may be as high as 100%.
EU PiG partner, Teagasc has recently been promoting the EU PiG project and Grand Prix with the West Cork Pig Discussion Group.
Entries to the 2019 EU PiG Grand Prix are being collated by Regional Pig Innovation Groups (RPIGs) across Europe ready for evaluation, ahead of the fast approaching closing date of 28 February.
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