The Legendary Ham

National Pork Board director of market intelligence Patrick Fleming joins us for this edition of Pork Pod. Ham is at the center of the holiday table, but is also popular throughout the year. Don’t miss the interesting statistics in this update

Pig Farmer of Tomorrow: Christine Snowden

Christine Snowden is an Ohio native who is now working in Iowa. Her passion for the pork industry is obvious. Learn more about her and her involvement in the year ahead as one of the 2018 Pig Farmers of the Year.

Pig Farmer of Tomorrow: Krause

Adam Krause of South Dakota is one of three individuals honored as the 2018 Pig Farmer of Tomorrow during the National Pork Industry Forum in Kansas City. In this edition of Pork Pod, learn more about Adam’s involvement in the industry and his plans for the year ahead.

Pork Checkoff Invests in Human Nutrition Research

In this edition of Pork Pod, National Pork Board manager of nutrition communications and research Adria Huseth highlights the Pork Checkoff investment in human nutrition research. That includes the popular DASH diet

Swine Health Information Center 2018 Action Plan

Dr. Paul Sundberg, who is the executive director of the Swine Health Information Center, outlines the 2018 plan of action. The Pork Checkoff is a partner in the development of the Swine Health Information Center

Influenza Season

It is not too late to get your flu vaccination. National Pork Board director of swine health information and research Dr. Lisa Becton is featured in this edition of Pork Pod with details on this severe influenza season and the impact on people and pigs.

Unified Research

The Unified Research Meetings are coming up. National Pork Board Vice President of Science and Technology Dr. Dave Pyburn is featured in this podcast with details about the Pork Checkoff research investment.

A Growing ROI

U.S. pork producers receive a positive return on their Checkoff investment. Pork Checkoff vice president of strategic communications Kevin Waetke highlights a 2017 study that provides the ROI analysis. The results of an annual producer survey are also discussed in this podcast.

Investing in Trade

The National Pork Board has made a significant increase in its budget for international marketing. Pork Checkoff Vice President of International Marketing Craig Morris outlines that budget and the strategy for global trade.