PORK Academy Seminars Offer On-Farm Tips

May 22, 2017

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 […]

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Pork’s Six-Year Growth Is the Fastest in Foodservice

May 3, 2017

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 […]

New NAHMS Survey to Measure Antibiotic Use, Stewardship

April 27, 2017

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 […]

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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Real Pig Farming

  • The Pork Checkoff’s Operation Main Street is reaching new and influential audiences
  • With large pork supplies, the National Pork Board is investing additional resources in domestic and international markets
  • During the Global Ag Investing Conference in New York City, the Pork Checkoff led a panel discussion about the responsible use of antibiotics in the pork industry
  • Thanks to a grant from the Pork Checkoff, the Swine Health Information Center was created to focus on swine disease threats. SHIC executive director Paul Sundburg can be heard in this edition of Pork Pod with details on the priority swine health concerns.
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