Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board [email protected] 515-223-2600 PORK Academy Seminars Offer On-Farm Tips Attend sessions at World Pork Expo June 7-8 Des Moines, Iowa – May 22– The Pork Checkoff’s Producer Opportunity for Revenue and Knowledge (PORK) Academy sessions will return to World Pork Expo, with seminars held Wednesday, June 7, and Thursday, June […]Read Full Release See All News Releases
Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board [email protected] 515-223-2600 Pork’s Six-Year Growth Is the Fastest in Foodservice Fresh Pork Presents an Opportunity Des Moines – May 3, 2017 – Pork has been the fastest-growing protein in foodservice since 2011, according to Technomic, Inc.’s 2017 Volumetric Assessment of Pork in Foodservice. Over the past six years, pork use […]
Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board [email protected] (515) 223-2600 New NAHMS Survey to Measure Antibiotic Use, Stewardship National Pork Board Urges Producer Participation DES MOINES – April 27, 2017 – Starting in May, the USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) will ask pig farmers who have at least 1,000 pigs and farm in […]
Contact: Patrick Webb National Pork Board [email protected] (515) 223-2600 DES MOINES – April 19, 2017 – Last week, the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence, along with the National Pork Board (NPB) and the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC), hosted a workshop to discuss the development of […]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new regulations regarding on-farm use of medically important (to human health) antibiotics were effective Jan. 1, but it’s important to note that extralabel drug use (ELDU) rules remained in place. Under the Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act of 1994, veterinarians can prescribe extralabel uses of approved animal […]
Few people who meet Kyle Coble forget him. After all, how many people introduce themselves as a personal dietitian for pigs? “I look for outreach possibilities every day,” said Coble, senior manager of production strategies and swine nutritionist for New Fashion Pork, Inc. in Jackson, Minnesota. “I travel quite a bit and striking up […]
Youth who raise and show animals have a new tool to help them focus on quality care and food safety. The Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) program will debut at June’s World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa. Pork Checkoff staff spearheaded its development with assistance from other species organizations and livestock […]
Each November, the National Pork Board surveys pig farmers to take the pulse of U.S. pork production. The most recent survey of 550 producers showed the seventh consecutive year of increased support for the Pork Checkoff. Support rose to a record high of 91 percent, up 1 percentage point from 2015, while opposition was unchanged […]
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