Minimizing pork price gap from farm to market

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Vietnam’s pig industry is trying to minimize the cost incurred as a result of the middlemen, because it pushes up pork retail. Deputy Minister of Agriculture Phung Duc Tien said the retail price of pork is currently 1.5-1.7 times the farm price. “The government asked the Ministry of Commerce to adj...

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Regional Correspondent and Assistant Editor Asian Pork Magazine, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Her ‘Biosecurity remains the best protection against diseases’ article emphasizes on most effective tools that can protect pigs against diseases like PRRS, PED, and ASF.