Mike Brandherm http://hppr.org en Area Pork Producers Fighting Against a Deadly Virus Possibly Carried by the Wind http://hppr.org/post/area-pork-producers-fighting-against-deadly-virus-possibly-carried-wind <p></p><p>Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus, or PEDv, is a heat-sensitive virus than can kill up to 100% of piglets that contract it, and hog producers in the Oklahoma Panhandle and Southwestern Kansas are battling the disease that experts now believe is carried on the wind <strong><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130920/insight-oklahoma-winds-may-spread-deadly-swine-virus">reported the Global Post</a></strong>.&nbsp; That’s devastating news for high plains farmers where the wind is a strong, consistent force of nature.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 14:15:53 +0000 Cindee Talley 21907 at http://hppr.org Area Pork Producers Fighting Against a Deadly Virus Possibly Carried by the Wind