National Pork Board

NPB offers Open House kits for producers

By promoting open house events for swine facilities, producers can demonstrate their commitment to their communities while displaying the economic impact and value of a pork production operation. FULL STORY »

National Pork Board Responds to HSUS Lawsuit

"I find it unusual that the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is filing suit now over a decision that was made and approved more than six years ago," said Chris Novak, National Pork Board chief executive officer said, regarding a lawsuit citing USDA and the U.S. secretary of agriculture. FULL STORY »

HSUS files suit against USDA; Targets NPPC funding

Ratcheting up its pressure on the U.S. pork sector, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) filed a lawsuit on Monday against USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack. HSUS is specifically targeting the transfer of and payment for the advertising slogan “Pork. The Other White Meat” from the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) to the National Pork Board (NPB) as an “unlawful” act. FULL STORY »

Pork Checkoff offers employee management webinars

The National Pork Board (NPB) is offering six free webinars this fall to help pork producers meet the challenges of managing human resources. The webinars will help managers discover new methods, tips and tools for working efficiently with employees. FULL STORY »

PQA Plus advisor training in Mankato Oct. 18

A Pork Quality Assurance (PQA) Plus Training session for first-time advisors is scheduled for Oct. 18 in Mankato, Minn. The role of the PQA Plus Advisor is to present the program's educational component to individuals who need certification and to do site assessments. FULL STORY »

NAHMS Swine 2012 Study enters phase II

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has completed phase I of the National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) focused on swine. It is now entering phase II, and organizers need pork producers’ help. FULL STORY »

More H3N2 influenza cases surface

As of the end of last week 159 people in nine states had been identified with H3N2 influenza virus infections this year. Most of the recent cases have occurred after contact with pigs at county or state fairs. FULL STORY »

Increased surveillance identifies more H3N2 cases

Health officials in both Indiana and Ohio have reported an increase in diagnosed H3N2 influenza cases within the past week. These cases come on the heels of significantly expanded surveillance, which the officials point to as the reason for the increase. FULL STORY »

Legacy Farms breaks ground on pig production adventure

A bold new direction for the pork industry occurred this week as Legacy Farms officially broke ground on its pork production facilities that will be open to public viewing. The production facilities will be owned and run by Belstra Milling and will be incorporated into the present Fair Oaks Farms dairy operation and education center located in northern Indiana. FULL STORY »

NPB offers new ‘We Care’ posters

New this summer from the National Pork Board’s ‘We Care’ initiative is a series of six, laminated, full-color posters that emphasize the cornerstones of the program. The posters are ideal for displaying in barns, work areas or lunchrooms. FULL STORY »

NPB responds to Mercy for Animals video

The National Pork Board (NPB) disagrees with the portrayal of pork production shown in a video produced by Mercy for Animals and released on Wednesday. An independent panel of scientists and ethicists who reviewed the video concluded there were no signs of animal abuse or neglect. FULL STORY »

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