Pork Act Delegates Elect Candidate Slate, Approve Advisements

Contact:  Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board CCunningham@pork.org 515-223-2600 Pork Act Delegates Elect Candidate Slate, Approve Advisements DES MOINES – March 12, 2015 – The pork industry held its annual business meeting, the National Pork Industry Forum, March 5-7 in San Antonio. At the meeting, Pork Act Delegates ranked nine candidates for the National Pork Board […]

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Pork Industry Honors Jim Meimann with Distinguished Service Award

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board CCunningham@pork.org (515) 223-2643 Pork Industry Honors Jim Meimann with Distinguished Service Award Des Moines, Iowa – March 9, 2015 – The National Pork Board honored Jim Meimann as the recipient of its Distinguished Service Award on March 7. Meimann is the former senior vice president of governance and operations […]

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New Pork Checkoff Award to Help Build Consumer Trust

Contact:  Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board CCunningham@pork.org (515) 223-2643 New Pork Checkoff Award to Help Build Consumer Trust Program Will Highlight We CareSMEthical Principles DES MOINES – March 9, 2015 – The National Pork Board announced its new America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM award program during its annual Pork Industry Forum meeting in San […]

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Pork Checkoff Honors 2014 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board CCunningham@pork.org 515-223-2600 Pork Checkoff Honors 2014 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards DES MOINES – March 9, 2015 – The Pork Checkoff, along with its cosponsor, National Hog Farmer magazine, honored the 2014 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards at the 2015 National Pork Industry Forum held in San Antonio, Texas, last week. […]

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Survey Says: Pork Producers Optimistic About State of the Industry

Contact: Kevin Waetke National Pork Board kwaetke@pork.org 515-223-2600 Survey Says: Pork Producers Optimistic About State of the Industry DES MOINES, IOWA — March 6, 2015 — Since 2002, the National Pork Board has conducted an annual survey of pork producers to gain insight to the condition of the industry, general attitudes of pig farming and their […]

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National Pork Board Reports Solid Consumer Demand for Pork in 2014

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board ccunningham@pork.org National Pork Board Reports Solid Consumer Demand for Pork in 2014 Pork Checkoff beats five-year goal by increasing total consumer expenditures by 15.7 percent DES MOINES, IOWA – March 6, 2015 – Five years after setting an aggressive goal of 10 percent growth in real per capita consumer […]

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U.S. Pork Exports Up 10 Percent to $6.67 Billion In 2014

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board ccunningham@pork.org 515-223-2600 U.S. Pork Exports Up 10 Percent to $6.67 Billion In 2014 Des Moines, Iowa – March 5, 2015 – For the fourth year in a row, U.S. pork exports eclipsed the $6 billion mark. In 2014, 4.803 billion bounds of pork and pork variety meats valued at […]

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Statement Regarding the Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board ccunningham@pork.org Phone: 515-223-2600   National Pork Board Statement Regarding the Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015 The National Pork Board reminds Americans that meat, including pork, is a nutrient-dense food that is not over consumed on average in America. More than 60 […]

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National Pork Industry Forum to Be Held March 5-7

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board CCunningham@pork.org (515) 223-2600 National Pork Industry Forum to Be Held March 5-7 Pork industry delegates to gather in San Antonio for annual meeting DES MOINES, IOWA – Jan. 26, 2015 – Delegates from across the United States will gather in San Antonio, March 5-7 for the annual National Pork […]

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National Pork Board Names Chris Hodges as Chief Executive Officer

Contact: Kevin Waetke FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National Pork Board kwaetke@pork.org (515) 223-2600 National Pork Board Names Chris Hodges as Chief Executive Officer Pork industry veteran to start Feb. 16, 2015 DES MOINES, IOWA – Jan. 12, 2015 – Chris Hodges, a pork industry leader with substantial senior management experience in agriculture, will join the National […]

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