Micah Martin, CFA Discusses African Swine Fever
African Swine Fever, a deadly disease that impacts pigs, is running rampant in the largest pork-producing region in the world, China. Douglas Gimple sits down with Micah Martin to discuss how the disease has spread over the last year, who we view as industry winners and losers, and why we believe overall food costs are likely to rise due to pork shortages.
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