Pork producers support a sustainable future

National Pork Board Press Release

For America’s pork producers, focusing on the principles of Earth Day is not a one day remembrance. It is a daily part of how they manage their farms. Yet, even with a long history of …

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 …

NPPA going strong for National Pork Month

By Dee Petersen, NPPA Producer Information Director, for Pork Industry Report

It continues to be a busy Pork Month at the Association office. On October 19, Jane Reeson, Domestic Marketing Director, was joined by Chef Judy Gillard of Lincoln at …

New pork scholarships for college students now available

By Pork news staffAcademic research

All college juniors and seniors who plan to pursue a career in pork production management or a related field, or who will be seeking to attend graduate school and major in a discipline with an emphasis …

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 …

NPPA addresses consumer concerns

In response to pork production concerns addressed to our attention, NPPA has compiled helpful information for consumers and others outside of the pork industry. 

PORK PRODUCTION

It is far too easy to generalize the pork industry.  Due to competitive pressures, …