The Pork Checkoff offers a variety of resources for youth producers, educators and show organizers. Look at the information below or use the search feature to find exactly what you are looking for.
PorkSquare℠ is a virtual town square where internship and scholarship seekers and companies can connect. The mission of the Pork Checkoff is to harness the resources of its pork producers to capture opportunity, address challenges and satisfy customers. PorkSquare specifically meets those needs by helping young people - ages 15 to 25 - with a long-term interest in a career in the pork industry. The website, located PorkSquare.com, is a one-stop shop for training, education growth and internship information regarding the pork industry.
National Pork Board has compiled a list of youth swine production resources
to support youth exhibitors as well as show organizers. From biosecurity recommendations to helpful fact sheets you can find it in the show and exhibition resources section.
Show Pig and Exposition Resources
In light of the devastating effects of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV), there is increased awareness about the need for strict biosecurity, especially when pigs come together at events such as shows and weigh-ins.
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