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National Pork Board and U.S. Meat Export Federation to Partner on Pork 2040

November 13, 2018

The National Pork Board, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are engaging in a foresight-based marketing study called Pork 2040.

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In recognition of the 2018 U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week and World Antibiotic Awareness Week, America's pig farmers want consumers to realize the continuous improvement and antibiotic stewardship efforts underway. Part of that commitment is participating in the global One Health initiative with organizations including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Commodity Leaders Join Forces on Sustainability Research

November 7, 2018

The National Pork Board (NPB), United Soybean Board (USB) and National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on a sustainability research platform that will benefit all three organizations and their producers. This research program will include the sharing of completed research, coordination on current and planned research and define ways to share and communicate results with each organization's members.

U.S. Pork Industry Seeks 2019 Pig Farmers of Tomorrow

October 15, 2018

The National Pork Board is searching for the next Pig Farmers of Tomorrow, with applications now open through Nov. 12 at www.pigfarmersoftomorrow.com.

Apply by Nov. 1 to Serve on the National Pork Checkoff Board of Directors

October 12, 2018

The Pork Checkoff's board of directors is accepting applications through Nov. 1 to fill five three-year terms. State pork producer associations, farm organizations or anyone who pays into the Pork Checkoff, which includes pig farmers and pork importers, may submit an application.

Asia Trade Mission Offers Valuable Market Insights

October 11, 2018

A recent trade mission to Asia by the National Pork Board International Marketing Committee built lasting relationships with international customers and elevated U.S. pork as the global protein of choice.

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