The Animal Science Committee continues to be committed to the wise investment of Checkoff funds in research that is critical to maintaining our position as the most efficient producer of low-cost, high-quality pork in the world. In this regard, the committee is dedicated to finding answers to issues that affect productivity and profitability; primarily driven […]
This year has certainly been an interesting year to be in the business of producing pork. Even though the number of pigs and pounds of pork produced in 2017 were record highs for the U.S., expansion continued because margins were good. While there are many reasons for this, the bottom line is that we are the global leaders in producing safe, wholesome pork and we do it more efficiently than any other country. The work that we do on the Animal Science Committee continues to focus on making improvements in production efficiency.
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A Letter from Your President My fellow pork producers: Welcome to the 2017 Annual Report. True to our mission, the National Pork Board worked closely with the pork industry in 2017 to serve as a catalyst to unite producers and to connect them with opportunities to simultaneously build consumer trust and drive sustainable production […]
The Animal Science Committee continues to conduct meaningful research in the areas of swine nutrition, reproduction, genetics and management. Research is evaluated based on industry impact, application and reach, and must have no overlap with research being supported by other funding agencies. In addition to continuing work in nutritional efficiency, mitigation of the impact of […]
Download the 2016 Annual Report A Letter from Your President My fellow pork producers: Welcome to the 2016 Annual Report. This past year was one of milestones, opportunities and challenges. I am so pleased to say that, consistent with our mission, we did it together. The National Pork Board’s mission is to be the catalyst […]