June 2015 Hogs and Pigs Report

USDA has released its quarterly hogs and pigs report. The Pork Checkoff hosted a media teleconference with industry-leading analysts to recap the report.

Trade Update – 2015

Maria Zieba, National Pork Producers Council, 2015 Pork Management Conference Concise understanding of global markets, trade agreements, MCOOL, including their impacts on the U.S. pork industry. Presentation Trade Update from National Pork Board

Sustainability – What it Means to Our Company

Cameron Bruett, Chief Sustainability Officer for JBS USA Holdings, Inc. 2015 Pork Management Conference, June 16-19 in New Orleans. Presentation Sustainability – What it Means to Our Company and How it Could Impact You from National Pork Board

Surviving Disaster on the Farm

Dennis Breder, Tri Oak Foods, 2015 Pork Management Conference How to prevent, plan and recover from the unpredictable. Presentation Surviving Disaster on the Farm from National Pork Board

What the Hashtag?

Claire Masker, National Pork Board & Thomas Titus, TriPork, Inc, 2015 Pork Management Conference This session will share the importance of social media in the swine industry and how you can get engaged to share to your story. Presentation What the Hashtag? from National Pork Board

Price Discovery & Mandatory Price Reporting

David Ward, CIH & Taylor Cox, Market News, 2015 Pork Management Conference This session will define how Mandatory Price Reporting legislation is currently written and how prices end up on each section of the USDA report. Also what is considered a negotiation? What needs to be said or not said in order for it to […]

Pork Producer Legal Update

Eldon McAfee, Brick Gentry PC Law, 2015 Pork Management Conference Eldon will provide an update on recent environmental regulations affecting pork producers including the Des Moines Water Works Clean Water Act lawsuit and its national implications. He’ll also discuss the recent increase in odor nuisance lawsuits in Iowa and other states. Eldon will update attendees […]

The Power of Pork – New Applications, Consumer Trends, and More!

Jack Li, Datassential, 2015 Pork Management Conference This session covers the latest pork-related food trends, high-impact recipe and menu applications, and what the modern consumer wants. Presentation The Power of Pork – New Applications, Consumer Trends, and More! from National Pork Board

National Pork Board Update – 2015

John Johnson, COO, National Pork Board, 2015 Pork Management Conference An update of the Pork Checkoff initiatives, including details of the Swine Health Center, Common Industry Audit, “NEW” Strategic Plan and more. Presentation National Pork Board Update – 2015 from National Pork Board

Pork Industry Economic Outlook

Steve Meyer, EMI Analytics, 2015 Pork Management Conference 2015 Pork Management Conference, June 16-19 in New Orleans. Presentation Pork Industry Economic Outlook from National Pork Board