Workshop Discusses National Bio-Surveillance System for U.S. Swine Industry

April 19, 2017

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 […]

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March 7, 2017

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Pork Industry Honors Rich Degner with Distinguished Service Award

March 2, 2017

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board [email protected] (515) 223-2600 Pork Industry Honors Rich Degner with Distinguished Service Award Degner also received inaugural Paulson-Whitmore State Executive Award   ATLANTA – March 2, 2017 – The National Pork Board today honored Rich Degner as the recipient of its Distinguished Service Award during the National Pork Industry Forum […]


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