"ASF is a devastating, deadly disease that would have a significant impact on U.S. livestock producers, their communities and the economy if it were found here. There is no treatment or vaccine available for this disease. More information on ASF is available here."
Under the EATS Act, state and local governments would retain authority to regulate farming and ranching in their jurisdiction. However, the legislation would make hindering agricultural trade from other states illegal.
Our latest episode of the Engineering Your Farm podcast just dropped! Check out 'The Stinky Science Behind Farm Odors' to hear a fascinating conversation about olfactometry, farm odors, and rural air quality with Dr. Jacek Koziel from the Dept. of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at Iowa State University.