According to new research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, following a Mediterranean-style eating pattern that incorporates lean red meat can reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors.
Sow Lifetime Productivity by Dr. George Foxcroft, University of Alberta, Canada Listen to Audio A “Fresh” Perspective: Driving Key Cutout Sales by Kiersten Hafer, Clemens Food Group Download PowerPoint | Watch Presentation International Marketing Update by Dr. Craig Morris, National Pork Board and Dr. Dermot Hayes, Iowa State University Download PowerPoint | Watch Presentation Antibiotic […]
By Rebecca Kirkpatrick, Checkoff International Marketing Intern Japan is the highest value export market for U.S. pork producers, providing an additional $13.40 per hog in 2017. The National Pork Board (NPB), through its strategic partner the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) have invested heavily in this lucrative market, and have enjoyed a superior relationship there […]
South Dakota pig farmer Steve Rommereim is the new president of the 15-member National Pork Board. In this podcast, we learn more about Steve’s background and his goals for the year ahead for the Pork Checkoff.
Pork Profit Maximizer – Retail Edition Highlights Low pork prices in May and early June likely will mean robust pork features post-July 4th. And yet futures traders remain nervous. Higher tariffs on US pork going to China have caused shipments there to go to zero. China may not be as important as Mexico for US […]
Pork Profit Maximizer – Food Service Edition Highlights The nearby July hog futures contract declined almost 5% in the last four trading sessions. The decline has come even as the cash hog index continues to push higher. July futures closed on Friday under $80/cwt even as the cash hog index is currently above $86/cwt. The positive […]
An intern’s perspective on how the National Pork Board is looking at opportunities to mitigate risks to pigs, people, and the planet
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National Pork Board communications intern Amanda Crow outlines the social media force for college students, which tells the Real Pig Farming story through social media. Amanda also offers information on the Pork Checkoff student internship program.