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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...
NPB Publishes Industry-Funded Research Summaries
June 6, 2018 — Harry Snelson [Ind.]
The National Pork Board has recently published two newly updated books highlighting Checkoff-funded research focusing on foreign animal diseases (2009 - 2018) and endemic domestic diseases (2004 -...
PQA Plus Training at World Pork Expo
May 15, 2018 —  [Ind.]
People who want to become certified as Pork Quality Assurance Plus 3.0 Advisors are reminded of the application deadline for a session during World Pork Expo in Des Moines. The Iowa Pork Industry...
Video Describes Checkoff Return on Investment
April 11, 2018 —  [Ind.]
Harry Kaiser at Cornell University conducted an economic analysis of the National Pork Board's Checkoff Program. This video describes the findings of this analysis. The researcher evaluated the 5 key...
Swine Veterinarians Public Policy Advocacy Program
March 7, 2018 —  [Ind.]
Have you ever wanted to change the world, or even just the U.S.A. National Pork Producers Council has an opportunity for veterinarians interested in how legislation, regulation and trade are...
Students Awarded Pork Industry Scholarships
March 7, 2018 —  [Ind.]
The National Pork Producers Council today at its annual business meeting - the National Pork Industry Forum - awarded scholarships to 10 college students who intend to pursue careers in the pork...
NPPC Elects New Officers, Board Members
March 7, 2018 —  [Ind.]
The National Pork Producers Council today elected new officers and members to its board of directors at its annual business meeting - the National Pork Industry Forum - held here. Elected as...
Paraguay Market Now Open To U.S. Pork
March 6, 2018 —  [Ind.]
Under an export certificate recently negotiated between the two countries, the United States now can ship pork to Paraguay. The National Pork Producers Council welcomed the news. [Source: NPPC, March...

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