As immediate response to  evade entry of pork and pork products that are affected with African Swine Fever (ASF) that could enter Region 10, the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 Regional Technical Director Carlota S. Madriaga guested this week’s Talakayan sa PIA on February 6, 2020 held at SM Downtown, Cagayan de Oro City to discuss Northern Mindanao’s preventive measures on the entry of said disease in the region. It was emphasized that the key in battling ASF is to strengthen our borders in the Northern Mindanao especially NorMin ranks no. 3 hog producers throughout the country.  RTD Madriaga requested the media practitioners  to help in the dissemination on the awareness of ASF to help the swine raisers by protecting our borders from entry of pork and pork products. She was joined by Regional  Technical Director Dr. Angelita Barcelona, National Meat Inspection Services;  Dr. Jake Sepe of the National Veterinary Quarantine Services – Bureau of Animal Industry; and Dr. Julesben Q. Maquiling, Veterinarian II, DA-RFO 10.  ### SVAdecer