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Pork Checkoff Seeks 2018 #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces

June 12, 2018

The National Pork Board is searching for the next student social forces team, with applications open now through June 28 at The social forces team will be expected to advocate for pig farming using their social media accounts and #RealPigFarming. Selected students who meet defined milestones will be eligible for a $500 scholarship

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#RealPigFarming Student Social Forces Application

The National Pork Board is looking for the next #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces team. Students will be expected to advocate for #RealPigFarming — a platform uniting pig farmers, academics, youth, veterinarians and allied industry members to discuss how modern pork production really works. Selected students who meet defined milestones will be eligible for a $500 scholarship.

National Pork Board Elects New Officers

June 6, 2018

Steve Rommereim, a pork producer from Alcester, South Dakota, was elected president of the National Pork Board at the organization's June board meeting in Des Moines, Iowa. The National Pork Board's 15 farmer-directors represent America's pig farmers.

Pork Checkoff Showcases U.S. Pork at Launch of World Meat Congress

May 30, 2018

Leaders from around the globe are gathering in Dallas today and tomorrow for the 2018 World Meat Congress (WMC). Key international stakeholders and National Pork Board leadership and staff will engage in real-time discussions of issues affecting the international marketplace for pork and other commodities.

Minnesota Pig Farmer Shares Perspective on Gene Editing in Animal Agriculture

May 29, 2018

Pork producer Randy Spronk will represent the farm perspective during an ethics panel at CRISPRcon, June 4-5, in Boston.

Pork Checkoff Announces Sponsored Activities at the 2018 World Pork Expo

May 28, 2018

DES MOINES, IOWA - May 28 - The Pork Checkoff has an exciting lineup of Checkoff-sponsored events scheduled for World Pork Expo, June 6-8, 2018, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. World Pork Expo attendees can stop by the Varied Industries Building (booth No. 122) or the Pork Checkoff Hospitality Tent to learn more about Checkoff programs and initiatives.

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