I think first and foremost, being a part of the Secure Pork Supply plan is a huge part of that because it outlines a lot of the different things producers can do, including having a herd veterinary relationship or relationship with a state veterinarian and also incorporating enhanced bio-security into their day to day operations.
A new report from the Pork Checkoff evaluates the short-and-long-term protein needs facing China and how U.S. pork can position itself to meet that demand. Pork 2040 also considers the impact of African Swine Fever on the Chinese pork industry and the supply chain. North Carolina pig farmer Jan Archer offers a producer’s perspective on […]
With Foreign Animal Diseases, like African Swine Fever, biosecurity is extremely important. National Pork Board Director of Swine Health Information and Research Dr. Lisa Becton outlines common-sense recommendations in this edition of Pork Pod.
McAlisterville, Pennsylvania farmer Chris Hoffman is America’s Pig Farmer of the Year. This first-generation pig farmer will represent the pork industry over the next year, meeting with the media, consumers and retailers. In this edition of Pork Pod, Hoffman outlines the America’s Pig Farmer of the Year and his background in the industry.
The National Pork Board has unveiled its new Innovation Kitchen. At the same time, innovative new research about a once-in-a-generation market opportunity has been unveiled. In our podcast, National Pork Board CEO Bill Even highlights the new innovation kitchen facilities at the Pork Checkoff headquarters. Even also outlines the new Insights Research into the Hispanic […]
A new Pork Checkoff report identifies ways for food retailers and packers to better connect with the highly influential Hispanic market. National Pork Board director of multicultural marketing Jose de Jesus outlines the key motivators for U.S. Hispanic consumers. This Time to Tango: Latinos are Pork’s Future report is part of the Pork Checkoff’s Insight […]
Record numbers can be found in the latest USDA Hogs and Pigs Report. As a service, the Pork Checkoff hosts a media call about the report. It facilitates the review of publicly available information about the pork industry. In this report, Steve Meyer of Kerns and Associates reviews the statistics found in this quarterly report. […]
With the celebration of Climate Week, Brett Kaysen from the Pork Checkoff highlights the role of pig farmers with the issues of sustainability and the environment. Kaysen, who is the Pork Checkoff’s assistant vice president of sustainability, says Climate Week is an opportunity to tell the story of pig farming.
African Swine Fever continues to spread in Southeast Asia. In this edition of Pork Pod, Pork Checkoff director of swine health programs Dr. Patrick Webb highlights the latest developments and the implications for the U.S. swineherd.
Did you know there are more farm injuries related to animal agriculture than crop production? During this National Farm Safety and Health Week, National Pork Board Director of Producer Learning and Development Karen Hoare highlights the resources available to pig farmers and their employees.