Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board [email protected] (515) 223-2600 U.S. Pig Farmers Continue Focus on Antibiotic Stewardship Pork Checkoff leads investment in antibiotic research DES MOINES, IOWA – Nov. 14, 2017 – America’s 60,000 pig farmers continue to make progress in their quest for superior antibiotic stewardship to help protect people, pigs and the planet. […]Read Full Release See All News Releases
Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board [email protected] (515) 223-2600 America’s Pig Farmers Demonstrate Principles of One Health Day Pork Checkoff continues investment in antibiotic research DES MOINES, IOWA – Oct. 30, 2017 – The National Pork Board, representing America’s 60,000 pig farmers, is pleased to celebrate global One Health Day on Nov. 3 by reaffirming […]
Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board [email protected] (515) 223-2600 U.S. Pork Industry Seeks 2018 Pig Farmers of Tomorrow Award aims to recognize and inspire the next generation of pig farmers DES MOINES, IOWA – Oct. 23, 2017 – The National Pork Board is searching for the next Pig Farmers of Tomorrow, with applications now open […]
Contact: Kevin Waetke National Pork Board [email protected] Office: 515-223-2600 National Pork Board Names USDA’s Dr. Craig Morris to International Marketing Post DES MOINES – Oct. 17, 2017 – The National Pork Board today named Craig Morris, Ph.D., as its new Vice President of International Marketing. Morris is currently the Deputy Administrator over the Livestock, Poultry […]
Plan to minimize business disruptions from a foreign animal disease When it comes to the possibility of a foreign animal disease (FAD) outbreak or other major threat, the pork industry is taking a page from the Boy Scouts to “be prepared” with the continued development of the Secure Pork Supply plan for swine business continuity. […]
Youth trying to find their path in life are often told that they can be anything they want as long as they are willing to work hard and do a good job. The Pork Checkoff’s recent first-ever Elite Pork Intern Summit reminded young people that careers in pork production can be both rewarding and diverse. […]
Emerging technology’s role on human, animal and crop health discussed An Elkhart, Illinois, pork producer joined science and ethics experts at CRISPRcon this summer to explore the role of gene editing. The first-of-its-kind conference is named for the genome editing technique that is known as Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR). Pork and grain […]
Just like previous generations, today’s pork producers are always looking for ways to improve how they raise pigs. While that includes seeking advice from veterinarians and nutritionists, it’s also critical for producers to be able to compare apples to apples when it comes to something as important as choosing the right alternatives to antibiotics. With […]
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