Pork Video Conferencing Backgrounds

As things have changed from the normal we once knew, we’re meeting via video conference from our homes as a matter of practice, rather than as a last resort. Grab your favorite background below and spice up your next video chat.

Seven Ways to Serve Solo Diners

As many Americans stay home to slow the spread of COVID-19, a large percentage are doing so alone. In recent years, the number of people living alone in America has been on the rise. According to U.S. Census data, 36 million people lived in single-person households in 2019, making up 28.4% of all households. That compares to just 16.7% of people […]

National Swine Health Biosecurity Review

DEADLINE: April 14, 2020 – 5 pm CST Submitters whose proposals are selected for final review will be required to present the proposal and answer questions via a webinar with pork industry reviewers. Request for Proposal Contacts: Dr. Dave PyburnChief VeterinarianNational Pork Boarddpyburn@pork.org Dr. Paul SundbergExecutive DirectorSwine Health Information Centerpsundberg@swinehealth.org

Economic Analysis: Bacon in the Time of COVID-19

Economic Analysis: How Challenging Times May Impact Retail Bacon Sales  Just a few weeks ago, foodservice operators were “all-in” on breakfast. Menus expanded to include all-day offerings and quick-service chains were competing for early-hour customers. According to NPD Group, quick-service traffic was up 4% for the week ending March 8, largely due to breakfast marketing. But COVID-19 has suddenly and drastically changed both foodservice and retail as more people eat at home. How will […]

Animal Well-Being – Euthanasia and Depopulation

DEADLINE: April 16, 2020 – 5 pm CST Request for Proposal Submitters whose proposals are selected for final review will be required to present the proposal and answer questions via a webinar with pork industry reviewers. Contacts: Sara CrawfordAssistant Vice President – Animal WelfareNational Pork Boardscrawford@pork.org Stephanie WisdomDirector of Animal WelfareNational Pork Boardswisdom@pork.org