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.
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.
Event will showcase benefits of U.S. pork important to Latin American export markets
Minnesota pig farmers Randy Spronk and John Schwartz will travel to the Dominican Republic to attend the 2018 Latin American Product Showcase this week.
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
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.
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.
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.
Event addresses role of emerging technology on human, animal and crop health
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
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.
Make plans to attend sessions at World Pork Expo June 6-7
Des Moines, Iowa - May 21- The Pork Checkoff's Producer Opportunity for Revenue and Knowledge (PORK) Academy sessions will return to World Pork Expo, with seminars held Wednesday, June 6, and Thursday, June 7, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. The annual sessions help educate pig farmers on the latest trends in pork production.