National Farm Safety and Health Week

Did you know there are more farm injuries related to animal agriculture than crop production? During this National Farm Safety and Health Week, National Pork Board Director of Producer Learning and Development Karen Hoare highlights the resources available to pig farmers and their employees.

Training and Safety in Pig Farming

The pork industry seeks to maintain a motivated, properly trained workforce. Investing in recruiting, job training, safety and retention are vital to the business of pig farming. However, many farms aren’t large enough to dedicate resources to developing tools, training programs and workplace safety campaigns. For this reason, national and state farming organizations provide these […]

Safe Pig Handling

Bill Winkelman, National Pork Board, 2014 Pork Academy The Pork Checkoff’s new Safe Pig Handling Tool was designed to reinforce fundamental safety concepts while depicting real-life, specific situations encountered in daily pork production. This resource was designed to be used for one-on-one meetings, small groups and self-study training sessions. Presentation Safe Pig Handling from National […]