World Pork Expo News Conference Part 2

The National Pork Board hosted a news conference for media from throughout the U.S. and Canada at World Pork Expo. In Part II of a two-part edition of Pork Pod, we hear the second half of that news briefing. CEO Bill Even, VP of Domestic Marketing Jarrod Sutton and VP of International Marketing Craig Morris offer insights into market trends and Pork Checkoff initiatives.

Unified Research

The Unified Research Meetings are coming up. National Pork Board Vice President of Science and Technology Dr. Dave Pyburn is featured in this podcast with details about the Pork Checkoff research investment.

Revising Pork Grading Standards

Recently, the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) notified the National Pork Board that it was in the process of making proposed revisions to its over 30-year-old voluntary pork grading standards. This move, if approved after a public comment period, could provide restaurateurs and retailers with the option of using a new voluntary tool to help […]

2016 Animal Science Annual Report

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 […]

Pork Quality

Dr. Dustin Boler, University of Illinois, 2015 Pork Academy Consistent, high quality pork will increase positive eating experiences for consumers. David will discuss the results of the updated retail quality study along with the direction of improving pork quality. Dustin will present on Checkoff funded research correlating the quality from different primals of the pork […]