Recent Stories by NPPC
Sep 14, 2020 by NPPC
A COVID-relief package that includes much-needed assistance to hog farmers in crisis and foreign animal disease prevention top the list of five critical issues at NPPC's Legislative Action Conference this week.
Mar 09, 2020 by NPPC
The 2020 winners of the Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarships were announced at the National Pork Industry Forum.
Nov 07, 2019 by NPPC
The National Pork Producers Council launched a dynamic new campaign on Thursday, “It’s Pork O’ Clock Somewhere,” to highlight the importance and benefits of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement.
Sep 26, 2019 by NPPC
Expanding export opportunities through trade agreements remains a top priority for U.S. pork producers, NPPC's Maria Zieba said Thursday at a Global Business Dialogue event in Washington, D.C.
Sep 25, 2019 by NPPC
Iowa State University economist Dermot Hayes estimates exports to Japan could grow from $1.6 billion in 2018 to more than $2.2 billion over the next 15 years under market access terms included in the agreement.
Jul 16, 2019 by NPPC
National Pork Producers Council President David Herring, a pork producer from Lillington, N.C., testified this morning before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.
Apr 10, 2019 by NPPC
Risk of African Swine Fever Introduction to U.S. Herd Considered Negligible; Decision Made Out of An Abundance of Caution
Mar 20, 2019 by NPPC
National Pork Board partners with South Dakota State University to connect pig farmers with consumers nationwide through live-streaming barn tours.
Jan 29, 2019 by NPPC
If China purchases at least 350,000 tons of U.S. pork each year for five years, the total deal would be worth approximately $3.5 billion in sales, estimates Dermot Hayes, Iowa State University economist.
Jan 28, 2019 by NPPC
Attendees will gain important insight on the pork industry and its challenges along with learning more about financial management practices to improve the performance and efficiency of pig farming.