Bama's Best Chicken Tenders and China ASF Control Complicated

Bama's Best Chicken Tenders and China ASF Control Complicated

Bob Larson
Bob Larson
From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your Agribusiness Update.

**When looking for “Bama’s Best Chicken Tenders,” one eatery rules the roost … Bobby’s Restaurant in Eva. reports, the Morgan County institution is known for basketfuls of deep brown tenders covered in crunchy bits of breading. Crinkle-cut fries, fresh-cut slaw, perfectly buttered Texas toast and homemade sauces round out the judge-approved meal.

The Alabama Farmers Federation Poultry Division sponsored the contest, which highlights how Alabamians flock to their favorite bird.

**China's efforts to control African swine fever outbreaks among its pig herd remained complicated, with 11 outbreaks reported so far this year and new variants also present.

According to, China has been rebuilding its pig herd after the virus, first detected in 2018, slashed pig and pork output in the world's top market.

Industry sources say there were fresh outbreaks in northern and northeastern China earlier in the year, and newer outbreaks in the southwest.

**The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, is accepting online applications for the 2022 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge through August 20th.

This national business competition showcases U.S. startup companies providing innovative solutions to either traditional or emerging challenges faced by America's farmers, ranchers and rural communities.

Farm Bureau will award a total of $165,000 in startup funds.

Find out more about the Ag Innovation Challenge at …

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