Lessons learned from the farm to the dinner plate

by Lacey Schardt, NPPA Mentor Pigs at Watering Area

Growing up on a diversified farm has created many opportunities for life lessons to be learned.  Recently, as I was power-washing (cleaning the barns), I realized all the lessons that I have learned, but before …

How would you celebrate 50 years of pork-style?

Have you heard the news? The Nebraska Pork Producers Association will be 50 years young in 2011 and it’s going to be a year-long celebration of service to Nebraska’s pork producers, pork industry, allied members and consumers! To honor this …

2010 scholarships for college-aged Nebraska students now available

Academic researchThe Nebraska Pork Producers Association is pleased to sponsor four $500 scholarships to recognize outstanding college-aged students involved in the pork and agriculture industry. Scholarships will be awarded to students who intend to pursue a career in the pork or …

NPPA: Preparing tomorrow’s leaders today through the Pork Mentor Program

Choosing a career path can be difficult. In a world full of occupational options, it is helpful  to receive a little guidance along the way. For that reason, the Nebraska Pork Producers Association is extending a helping hand to young

NPPA celebrates National Pork Month

The Nebraska Pork Producers Association is joining swine producers from across the nation during October to celebrate National Pork Month. October was selected as the pork month because this is the time of the year when the most hogs are …

NPPA to be at Welcome Back Club Fair

Welcome Back EventThe Nebraska Pork Producers Association will be at the East Campus Welcome Back Club Fair Thursday, Aug. 26. The event will be held on the north side of the East Campus Union from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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