To be sure, America’s pig farmers represent the very best in agriculture and the National Pork Board created the America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM contest in order to recognize the best of the best in pig farming. This prestigious honor will be awarded annually to the pig farmer who best demonstrates and lives by the We CareSM ethical principles. Those interested in applying or nominating someone for consideration are encouraged to visit our Contest Rules page on the AmericasPigFarmer.com website.
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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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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.