National Pork Board

New PorkSquare is virtual town square for youth

Launched at the national conference of Future Farmers of America, PorkSquare harnesses the power of social media to help college students and young professionals find internships and training in pork careers. FULL STORY »

“Party with Pork” showcases taste and versatility

An exclusive Party with Pork event held recently in Chicago has inspired bloggers to showcase pork for "entertaining made easy." FULL STORY »

PQA Plus certifications hit record highs

Since its inception in 1989, more than 59,000 pork producers nationwide have achieved PQA Plus-certification, and 28,000 young people have certified through the Youth PQA Plus program. FULL STORY »

Court dismisses “Pork, The Other White Meat” lawsuit

After spending significant amounts of donor dollars, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) was dealt a significant loss in U.S. District Court this week. FULL STORY »

Innovating for the Future: 2013 Environmental Stewards

The Pork Checkoff's Environmental Stewards subcommittee has selected four pork farms to be honored as the 2013 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards. The farms join other pork operations across the country in their commitment to protecting natural resources while minimizing the environmental footprint. FULL STORY »

Manure handling & hauling guidelines designed to reduce PEDV risk

New biosecurity guidelines for manure handling and hauling designed to curb PEDV transmission risk. Timing will be critical as swine farms enter fall manure-application period. FULL STORY »

Pork Checkoff Board of Directors meet in Des Moines

Pork Checkoff Board of Directors is meeting in Des Moines, Iowa, from Sept. 4-6. Nominations to fill 2014 Board seats begins now. FULL STORY »

New food service study shows pork is fastest-growing protein

With a growth rate outpacing all other proteins in the foodservice industry, pork is hot. According to Technomic, Inc.'s 2013 Volumetric Assessment of Pork in Foodservice, pork is sustaining its popularity having become the foodservice industry's fastest-growing protein in each of the past two years. FULL STORY »

Pork Checkoff increases commitment to combatting PEDV

Following a unanimous vote by its board of directors, the National Pork Board has committed to investing an additional $350,000 toward research, education and coordination of efforts to better understand Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus, or PEDV. This increase in funding is in addition to $450,000 announced in June, bringing total Checkoff dollars invested to $800,000. FULL STORY »

National Pork Board names Kevin Waetke to lead communications

The National Pork Board has named Kevin Waetke as vice president of strategic communications. Waetke recently served as external communications director for Aviva USA, moving to the National Pork Board on June 25. FULL STORY »

NPPC thanks New York legislature for supporting farmers

The New York Pork Producers, the National Pork Producers Council and America’s hog farmers today hailed the New York Legislature for not approving ill-advised legislation banning the use of individual maternity pens pregnant for sows. FULL STORY »

Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next

Honey Warrior Injection Toolbar

For incorporating liquid manure into your high residue fields, the HoneyWarrior® provides unmatched flexibility and application speed. It is a ... Read More

View all Products in this segment

View All Buyers Guides

Feedback Form
Generate Leads