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Showing only stories from the Ind. category: News from the pork industry, including NPPC and Pork Board activities. -- show all categories

Virtual Reality Farm Tour Available from Pork Checkoff
October 22, 2019 —  [Ind.]
Virtual Reality (VR) technology allows the pork industry to take consumers and influencers through a pig barn without leaving the comfort of their home. This new video - ready now for use by state...
Pork Checkoff Research Review
August 7, 2019 —  [Ind.]
Read the latest Pork Checkoff Research Review. Headlines include: Objective Feet and Leg Measurements Benefit Gilt Selection August Animal Science Webinars Testing Interventions to Improve Fresh...
Foreign Animal Disease Prevention Steps for Packers
June 26, 2019 —  [Ind.]
In collaboration with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and Swine Health Information Center, the North American Meat Institute...
Checkoff Focuses on Biosecurity for Youth Swine Shows
June 5, 2019 —  [Ind.]
The Checkoff staff has formed an interdepartmental team to bring even more easy-to-use biosecurity resources to the youth swine exhibitions this summer. Much of the Checkoff's existing youth-focused...
Sign Up for the Pork Crisis Alert
April 24, 2019 —  [Ind.]
The best time to prepare for a crisis is before it happens. With foreign animal disease pressure mounting, it's a good time to make sure you are signed up for the Pork Crisis Alert, a text news...
Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin
April 24, 2019 —  [Ind.]
Read the latest Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin brought to you by the Pork Checkoff, in collaboration with the National Pork Producers Council, Swine Health Information Center, USDA, and...
NPPC Cancels 2019 World Pork Expo as Precaution
April 10, 2019 —  [Ind.]
The National Pork Producers Council's board of directors today announced its decision to cancel World Pork Expo 2019 out of an abundance of caution as African swine fever (ASF) continues to spread in...
Pork Checkoff Research Review
April 9, 2019 —  [Ind.]
Read the latest Pork Checkoff Research Review. Headlines include: ASF virus can be transmitted through feed and liquid Ultra-high phytase doses boost late-finishing results Preventative...
NPPC Statement on Illegal Pork Seizure
March 20, 2019 —  [Ind.]
On March 15, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that it intercepted a large shipment of illegal pork products from China before it could enter the United States. The contraband...
NPPC Approves Resolutions on Important Issues
March 13, 2019 —  [Ind.]
At the annual business meeting of the National Pork Producers Council - the National Pork Industry Forum held March 7-8 in Orlando, Fla. - NPPC delegates adopted several important resolutions,...
Workshops will Develop Pork Security Plans
November 28, 2018 —  [Ind.]
The University of Minnesota Extension Swine team, Dr. Dave Wright and the Minnesota Board of Animal Health are holding Secure Pork Supply workshops for producers in November and December. [Source:...
SHIC Offers Global Disease Reporting Tool
September 26, 2018 — Paul Sundberg [Ind.]
The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) supports a near real-time monitoring system for swine diseases around the world. Now, practitioners, scientists, allied industry personnel, and producers in...

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Category abbreviations: AASV=Membership information, announcements, and other information from the American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Abs.=Abstracts from journal articles of general interest to swine veterinarians.; ALERT=Used to create email alerts; An.H.=Animal Health; Conf.=Conference announcements and other continuing education opportunities; FAD="Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America.; Food=Food Safety; Gov.=Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians.; Hum.H.=Human health; Ind.=News from the pork industry, including NPPC and Pork Board activities.; International=Information regarding swine health and production internationally.; Jobs=Position announcements, primarily seeking swine veterinarians.; Meet=Provides a short synopsis of meetings of importance to swine veterinarians.; News=Agriculture related news events.; Nutr.=Swine nutrition; OP-ED=Opinion or editorial articles expressing the thoughts of individual Association members.; Pharm.=Pharmaceuticals and biologicals; PRRS=Articles from the AASV PRRS Task Force; Practice=Information associated with practice management or development.; Research=Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians.; Students=Information of interest to AASV student members.; USDA=US Dept. of Agriculture activities of interest to swine veterinarians.; Welfare=Animal welfare issues