NPPA’s ‘Pigs on Parade’ Public Art Project Will Raise Money to Fight Hunger, Celebrate 50th Anniversary

LINCOLN –  Nebraska pork producers celebrate their 50th anniversary with creativity and style as they raise money for the Food Bank for the Heartland with “Pigs on Parade.” This public art project gives Nebraskans the exclusive opportunity to decorate …

Leave the white shirt at home for the 14th Annual Capital City Ribfest!

Mark your calendar for August 12-15, 2010 because Ribfest is almost here! The Nebraska Pork Producers’ Capital City Ribfest is a four day summer festival featuring award-winning barbecue and live music. The 2009 event had a record-number of 31,475 people …

Calling all Nebraska 4-H and FFA Members – We want to thank YOU!

2009 FFA and 4-H Thank You DinnerThe Nebraska Pork Producers Association wants to show its appreciation and support of Nebraska’s agricultural youth by serving 4-H and FFA members a FREE barbecue pork lunch with all the fixing’s at this year’s Nebraska State Fair.

On Sunday, September …

Nebraskans Serve Pork to the Needy

By Don McCabe, Nebraska Farmer

During National Ag Week, members and staff of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association helped feed the hungry at Lincoln’s Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach Center.  Click here to read the entire story.

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100 1% Solutions for Pork Producers

By the Pork Checkoff Report

More and more, pork producers are being second-guessed by non-farmers about production practices. Whether it is environmental issues, animal welfare issues, food safety issues or just being a good neighbor, there is a growing gap …

Individual Sow Housing Benefits the Animals – and the People

During the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (A-FAN) Bus Tour 2009,   A-FAN visited Terry O’Neel, a hog farmer from Friend, Neb. about animal care in pork production. O’Neel explains why sows are housed individually – and how …

PQA Plus Site Self Assesment Endorsement Training

Producers who are already PQA Plus certified can complete this training and must pass an exam to obtain a PQA Plus Site Self Assessment Endorsement. This endorsement will allow producers to conduct a PQA Plus site assessment of an operation …

Pork producer pride

“I have pork producer pride, yes I do. I have pork producer pride, how ’bout you?”

This isn’t the type of chant that you would hear at a football game or maybe not at any time, but I do have …

October is National Pork Month

At Husker Harvest Days, Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman signed the Nebraska Pork Producers Association Proclomation declaring October as National Pork Month.  NPPA is proud to be a part of this great achievement for all Nebraska pork producers. 

Celebrate with us …