In the event of a foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in the United States, what public official would be in charge? What would happen to farmers in the outbreak area? Where would farmers go for information?
Just months after adopting a new five-year strategic plan, the National Pork Board is busy implementing the plan’s vision, National Pork Board President Tim Bierman told reporters Wednesday at World Pork Expo in Des Moines.
The National Pork Board will elect new officers and continue implementing its new strategic plan when it meets on June 10 during World Pork Expo in Des Moines.
With support from the National Pork Board, Burger King Corp. is introducing BK Fire-Grilled Ribs at participating Burger King® restaurants nationwide.
The Pork Checkoff is sponsoring Producers Opportunity for Revenue and Knowledge (PORK) Academy June 9 and 10 during World Pork Expo at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. Expo continues through noon on June 11. PORK Academy is a series of seminars designed to inform pork producers about current industry challenges in a way that will help them on their own operations.
The Pork Checkoff is offering the 2010 Pork Management Conference, Your Pork Industry Investment, June 16-18 in Hilton Head, S.C.
After recent severe storms dumped more than 13 inches of rain in Nashville, Tenn., in two days, the Cumberland River has left massive destruction in its wake, from the Grand Ole Opry to local hospitals and schools. In response, pork producers have been rolling up their sleeves to help feed those affected by the flood.
“Leading a world-class food industry – Responsible. Sustainable. Professional. Profitable.” This is the new vision for the National Pork Board that was introduced to Pork Act Delegates at the National Pork Industry Forum March 4-6 in Kansas City, Mo. The vision statement comes from a strategic five-year plan developed by the National Pork Board.
The National Pork Board honored three retiring producer members and its outgoing president during the National Pork Industry Forum March 4-6 in Kansas City, Mo.
The Pork Checkoff will honor Dale Miller, editor of National Hog Farmer, as the winner of its Distinguished Service Award. He will be recognized at the National Pork Industry Forum in Kansas City, Mo., March 4-6, 2010. The Distinguished Service Award is given annually to recognize the lifelong contribution to the pork industry of an outstanding leader.