By Holly Cook Central and South American markets are a vital piece of the U.S. pork export picture and represent significant growth opportunities for the industry. Representatives from the National Pork Board had the opportunity to explore the priorities of these markets and meet with key industry members recently at the Latin American Product Showcase, […]
By Bill Luckey, Chair of the NPB International Marketing Committee and Pork Producer from Columbus, NE In May, leaders from around the world will gather to discuss issues impacting global meat markets (beef, pork and lamb) and international marketing at the World Meat Congress (WMC). The WMC is a biennial conference, held in a major […]
By Craig Morris, Ph.D., Vice President, International Marketing When the 22nd World Meat Congress kicks off on May 30, there will be no mistake which protein is in the spotlight – pork. Thanks to a proactive effort between the National Pork Board and the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF)—and a substantial investment of your Checkoff dollars—this […]
A look at auditor credentials, oversight, biosecurity, the audit work, the audit process, timelines, corrective action plans, continuous improvement among other topics.
Background, comparison to the PQA Plus Site Assessment, auditor training, preparing for an audit, training available to you.
Management alternatives to painful procedures in piglets
Why is pain management in piglets important? What are the challenges associated with pain management in piglets? What options are available for managing pain in piglets (and do they work)? What may the future hold?
Introduction, Pain associated with lameness, Pain associated with parturition, Conclusions