America’s Pig Farmer of the Year Final Four Announcement

2018 America’s Pig Farmer of the Year Finalists Announced

The National Pork Board recently announced the four finalists who are vying to be named the 2018 America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM. The program honors a U.S. pig farmer each year who excels at raising pigs following the We CareSM ethical principles and who is committed to sharing their farming story with the American public.

Apply Today for the Pork Checkoff Agricultural Marketing Fellowship

Applications may be submitted until August 8, 2018

The National Pork Board announces the opening of the application period for the new Agricultural Marketing Fellowship. Students who are accepted for full-time enrollment in a graduate/professional school program for the 2018-2019 academic year are encouraged to apply.

Pork Checkoff Announces #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces

The Pork Checkoff has selected 12 college students to represent the #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces team this year. Candidates were selected based on their involvement in the pork industry and their strong communication skills. The team will be active from July through December.

New Study Finds Lean Red Meat Can Support Heart Health

Eight pork cuts meet the USDA's guidelines for 'lean'

According to new research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and funded by the Pork Checkoff, finds following a Mediterranean-style eating pattern that incorporates lean red meat can reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors.

Pork Checkoff Seeks 2018 #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces

The National Pork Board is searching for the next student social forces team, with applications open now through June 28 at Pork.org

The National Pork Board is searching for the next student social forces team, with applications open now through June 28 at Pork.org. 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

#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

South Dakota pig farmer to lead the Pork Checkoff

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

Industry leaders to engage with key international stakeholders, promote U.S. Pork

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.