National Pork Board

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Nov 18, 2019

Humphreys, Matsen to join National Pork Board Leadership Team

Bryan Humphreys  has been named the vice president of producer, state and industry relations, and Jacque Matsen has been named vice president of strategic communications. Both will assume their new roles Dec. 16.

Bill Luckey with Pigs
Nov 18, 2019

U.S. Pig Farmers Embrace Responsible Antibiotic Use Every Day

America’s pork producers achieve antibiotic stewardship using the We Care ethical principles.

Wean pigs in Nursery
Oct 28, 2019

Pork Checkoff Videos Provide High-Tech View of Today’s Pig Farming

Virtual reality videos set to debut at Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo.

Operation Main Street - for placement only
Oct 25, 2019

Pork Checkoff's Operation Main Street Marks 10,000th Presentation

Checkoff-funded program reaches a historic milestone.

Oct 17, 2019

National Pork Board Seeks Applicants for Board of Directors

Apply by Nov. 1 to serve on the National Pork Checkoff Board of Directors.

Swill Feeding
Sep 18, 2019

Oklahoma Set to Ban Garbage Feeding

The practice of garbage or waste feeding to swine will be prohibited in Oklahoma starting Nov. 1, which would mean nearly half of U.S. states have such a law.

nursery pig
Sep 13, 2019

Pork Checkoff Moving Remittance Payments Into Online System

By migrating remittances to the online platform, the National Pork Board will save producer Checkoff dollars that can then be redirected to other, more critical work related to research, promotion and education efforts.

African Swine Fever
Aug 28, 2019

Seven Asian Countries Battle ASF

Continuing its march across the continent, African swine fever now has claimed its seventh Asian country, Myanmar, which is west of most previous known cases.

2018 America's Pig Farmer of the Year Pat Bane
Aug 14, 2019

Final Four Announced for America’s Pig Farmer of the Year

Four finalists are vying to be named America’s Pig Farmer of the Year, a farmer who excels at raising pigs following the We Care ethical principles and who is committed to sharing their farming story with the public.