National Pork Board Director of Swine Health programs, Dr. Patrick Webb, is featured in this edition of Pork Pod. We learn about the importance of business continuity, especially if a foreign animal disease like classical African swine fever or Foot and Mouth Disease is identified. New digital tools are on the horizon and you’ll learn more about that in this update.
The 2018 class of the #RealPigFarming Student Socials Forces team has been announced. National Pork Board Communications Director Claire Masker is featured in this edition of Pork Pod with more details on this Pork Checkoff program.
South Korea is a bright spot in the pork export situation, but the difficult trade environment with China has offset those gains. National Pork Board vice president of international marketing Craig Morris offers insight into the latest export figures and opportunities for growth.
“Wow” was how one analyst described the latest USDA Hogs and Pigs Report. The Pork Checkoff hosted a media call with analysts Steve Meyer, Joe Kerns, Lee Schulz and Ron Plain. In this edition of Pork Pod, get their perspective on the numbers and its impact on the hog market.
Leia Flure is a registered dietician who has a unique background. After participating in a tour to a hog farm, her views about pig farming changed. Flure highlights those misconceptions in this issue of Pork Pod.
The Pork Checkoff, U.S. Meat Export Federation and Soybean Checkoff are working together to build markets in South Korea and they’re doing it with the taste of American BBQ. Craig Morris, who is the vice president of international marketing for the National Pork Board, highlights this unique effort and the trade opportunities in Southeast Asia.
This summer, the Pork Checkoff’s Operation Main Street will reach a big milestone-10,000 presentations. National Pork Board director of producer services Ernie Barnes says OMS is reaching higher-end audiences.
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.
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.
The National Pork Board hosted a news conference for media from throughout the U.S. and Canada at World Pork Expo. In Part II of a two-part edition of Pork Pod, we hear the second half of that news briefing. CEO Bill Even, VP of Domestic Marketing Jarrod Sutton and VP of International Marketing Craig Morris offer insights into market trends and Pork Checkoff initiatives.