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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

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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.

Holding Time for Feedstuffs May Reduce Swine Disease Risk

October 9, 2018

The ongoing outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in China, Belgium and elsewhere, have crystallized the U.S. pork industry's focus and collaboration on finding new ways to help protect the domestic herd from costly foreign animal diseases (FADs). One new practice designed to reduce disease transmission risk involves knowing exactly how long certain feed ingredients have been securely stored before allowing their use on pig farms.

Illinois Farmer Named America’s Pig Farmer of the Year

October 4, 2018

Patrick Bane, a pig farmer from Arrowsmith, Illinois, has been named the 2018 America's Pig Farmer of the Year.

National Pork Board Shakes Up Lunchtime with New Deli Ham Sandwich Recipes

September 26, 2018

To help combat the lunch box and hot meal monotony that comes this time each year, the National Pork Board developed easy, nutritious and creative ham sandwich ideas that bring exciting new flavors and variety to the lunch hour.

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