New Pork Board Research Reveals How Americans Are Eating Tonight

National Pork Board Shares Key Opportunities for Industry Innovation and Growth

The National Pork Board released its first report from its Insight to Action research program. Dinner at Home in America examines the contextual occasions in which Americans are eating dinner in the home. The research identifies areas of growth opportunity for pork, serving up a bold new challenge to the pork industry: innovate or risk losing relevance with today's – and more importantly tomorrow's – consumer.

New Study Shows U.S. Pork’s Long-term Sustainability Progress

55-year look-back reveals gains in all key metrics

A new study from the University of Arkansas has confirmed what many have known for some time - America's pig farmers are producing a product that has become increasingly sustainable over the past five decades.

New Year Brings Increased Focus on the U.S. Pork Industry’s We Care Commitment

Building on the industry’s culture of continuous improvement

For decades, the U.S. pork industry has recognized the importance of advancing responsible production practices to keep pace with the changing marketplace. During 2018, a We Care task force, comprised of leaders from across the industry, was formed to provide guidance to the National Pork Board and the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) boards of directors on advancing the industry’s decade-long commitment to the We Care ethical principles as the sustainability platform for U.S. pig production.

U.S. Pork Industry Ends 2018 with Major Antibiotic Progress

New FDA report shows big drop in livestock antibiotic sales/distribution; pork industry joins diverse group to issue stewardship framework

America’s 60,000 pig farmers and their veterinarians are ending 2018 with recognition of their diligence to use medically important antibiotics in a strictly responsible way.

Paying It Forward Ham by Ham This Holiday Season

Annual #HamsAcrossAmerica campaign kicks off in Iowa

Pig farmers across the U.S. understand the important role that they play in contributing to a better way of life in their communities, and this Giving Tuesday is no different.

Antibiotic Stewardship: A Conscious Choice for U.S. Pig Farmers

Today's pork producers' continuous improvement efforts felt on global scale

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

Pork, Soybean and Corn Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Sustainability Research

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

Award Aims to Inspire and Connect With the Next Generation of Pig Farmers

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

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

Applications are available at

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.