It’s not always comfortable. It’s not always easy. But transparency opens the door to trust. And that’s what today’s consumers want from their food producers, including pig farmers.
During a pork producer forum held June 4 at World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, attendees heard from a trio of young pork producers about why they take time to do such things as farm tours and social media about how they raise pigs to produce safe, wholesome food.
Inside: Pork industry prepares for changes in antibiotic use.
This special-topic newsletter is sent periodically to producers by the Pork Checkoff.
The National Pork Board is seeking a Manager of Retail Marketing and Innovation. Responsibilities include: implementing pork marketing strategies within his/her retail accounts that will result in sustained increases of domestic expenditures for pork; the development of National Pork Board retail marketing platforms and programs; serving as the National Pork Board’s representative with national and local retailers, packers, processors and marketing partners.
Welcome to the main spot to find information about Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) from the Pork Checkoff.
Check out the latest the latest interim reports from ongoing Checkoff-funded PEDV Research and Resources, located at pork.org/pedv.
Also, the latest edition of the PEDV Update, as well as past issues, offer many valuable tips and links to PEDV information.
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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact The Pork Store customer service at 1-800-456-7675 (M-F 8 am - 5 pm CST).
We want to help customers and consumers appreciate the process and care that goes into bringing food to the marketplace, and that requires transparency and concrete actions. The We Care SM initiative was launched in 2008 as a joint effort of the National Pork Board, the National Pork Producers Council and state organizations representing farmers. We Care is a proactive, multifaceted initiative to promote responsible practices in all areas of farming and is a commitment to continuously evaluate and improve our methods.