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Pork Checkoff Announces Annual Pork Management Conference in June

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board Ccunningham@pork.org 515-223-2600 Pork Checkoff Announces Annual Pork Management Conference in June Pork Management Conference unites industry experts to address new business trends and challenges DES MOINES – April 20, 2015 – The Pork Checkoff will host the 2015 Pork Management Conference, Your Pork Industry Investment, June 16-19 in New […]

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Pork Checkoff Announces Recipients of the 2015 Pork Industry Scholarships

Contact:  Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board ccunningham@pork.org 515-223-2600 Pork Checkoff Announces Recipients of the 2015 Pork Industry Scholarships DES MOINES – April 13, 2015 – The Pork Checkoff has awarded 21 scholarships to college students around the United States as part of its strategy to develop the pork industry’s human capital for the future. Recipients […]

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National Pork Board Embraces Steps to Curb Antibiotic Resistance

Contact: Kevin Waetke National Pork Board kwaetke@pork.org 515-223-2600 National Pork Board Embraces Steps to Curb Antibiotic Resistance Recent White House action aligns with the Pork Checkoff’s research vision and programs DES MOINES, IOWA — April 3, 2015 — The National Pork Board applauds the White House action plan for combatting antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The Pork Checkoff, […]

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Search Begins for America’s Pig Farmer of the Year

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board CCunningham@pork.org 515-223-2600 Search Begins for America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM Online Applications Should Highlight Pork Industry’s We CareSM Ethical Principles DES MOINES – April 2, 2015 – America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM award program, announced by the National Pork Board in early March, is accepting applications from […]

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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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