Pork Checkoff Announces #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces

July 19, 2017

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board [email protected] 515-223-2600 Pork Checkoff Announces #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces DES MOINES, IOWA – July 19, 2017 –The Pork Checkoff has selected 12 college students to represent the #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces team this year. Candidates were selected based on their involvement in the pork industry and their strong communication […]

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Registration Open for First Pig Welfare Symposium

July 12, 2017

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board [email protected] (515) 223-2600 Registration Open for First Pig Welfare Symposium Agenda Set for November Event DES MOINES, IOWA – July 12, 2017 – The National Pork Board has announced that its first-ever Pig Welfare Symposium will take place Nov. 7-9, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa. The forum is designed […]

Repositioning Pork to Reach a Changing Audience

June 8, 2017

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board [email protected] 515-223-2600 Repositioning Pork to Reach a Changing Audience   Des Moines, Iowa – June 8, 2017–With the consumer market for pork and other protein sources changing rapidly, the Pork Checkoff is putting the finishing touches on a plan to capitalize on those changes by repositioning pork marketing, Terry O’Neel, […]

Pork Checkoff Builds Momentum for Secure Pork Supply Plan

June 7, 2017

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board [email protected] (515) 223-2600 Pork Checkoff Builds Momentum for Secure Pork Supply Plan Plan will minimize business disruption from foreign animal diseases   DES MOINES, IOWA – June 7, 2017 – The National Pork Board, with major support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is creating a Secure Pork Supply […]


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