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National Pork Board Places Behlke in Key Nutrition and Dietetics Role

June 24, 2020

The National Pork Board is pleased to announce Kara Behlke, of St. Louis, Missouri, has joined the team as director of nutrition and dietetics.

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Pork Board Develops Content to Help Parents Now Filling the Role of Teacher

April 22, 2020

Parents nationwide now have access to new ways to keep children learning and engaged during the coronavirus crisis, thanks to free materials developed in conjunction with the Pork Checkoff.

Pig Farmers Provide 40,000 Servings of Pork to Fight Food Insecurity in Kansas City

March 4, 2020

To kick off its national forum meeting, the pork industry announced today that nearly 40,000 servings of pork will be donated to Harvesters – The Community Food Network. The donation, made by Prairie Fresh® Pork on behalf of attendees at the industry’s annual meeting, will help fight food insecurity in the Kansas City area.

U.S. Pork Exports Set Both Value and Volume Records in 2019

February 12, 2020

U.S. pork exports finished 2019 on a high note, setting new records for both value and volume, according to statistics released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

Pork Checkoff Commits $500,000 to Develop Highly Trained Industry Professionals

February 7, 2020

The National Pork Board has opened the application period for a new series of swine research fellowships to provide a pipeline of highly skilled employees for the pork industry. The Pork Checkoff has committed a total of $500,000 for the fellowships, which will fund professional student education and training in critical areas of impact, including animal science, feed science and management, engineering and human resources, among many others.

Registration Now Open for Industry-Leading Pork Management Conference

January 30, 2020

The annual conference will feature a diverse set of experts from across the U.S. to address current business trends and challenges facing the pork industry. Through presentations, breakout sessions and networking, attendees will gain important insight into the pork industry while learning critical management practices to improve the performance and efficiency of pig farming.

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