Latest Export Numbers, May 2018

In this edition of Pork Pod, National Pork Board vice president of international marketing Craig Morris reviews the latest export data and highlights the challenges ahead. Records are being broken.

Foreign Animal Disease Response-Part II

What would happen if you couldn’t move pigs for a week or two? A foreign animal disease could impact pig movement. National Pork Board director of animal health programs Patrick Webb has details on the Secure Pork Supply in this edition of PorkPod.

Strategic Investments Key to Expanding U.S. Pork Exports

After a record year for U.S. pork exports in 2017, the Pork Checkoff is redoubling its international marketing efforts in 2018. Through strategic partnerships, the Checkoff is continuing to focus on increasing pork exports and delivering greater returns to pork producers. The National Pork Board’s 2018 budget earmarks $8,697,924 for international marketing – the highest […]

Pork Variety Meat Exports Set Record: 2017 Sales Top $1 Billion

More often than not, winning strategies have a secret weapon. For U.S. pork exports in 2017, that secret weapon was pork variety meats. The United States exported a record-tying 82 percent of all edible variety meat production last year, surpassing $1 billion in value for the first time. “The Checkoff has made it a priority, […]

Record Exports

U.S. pork exports recorded their highest-ever monthly value in November. According to Pork Checkoff vice president of international marketing Craig Morris, 2017 will be a record year for exports. That momentum is also expected to continue into 2018.