Serving as president of the National Pork Producers Council is no easy task, not even during a so-called “quiet year.” But no one would call this past year a quiet one, in fact, it was quite the opposite.
Each year, pork producers meet to discuss pork industry challenges and opportunities and adopt resolutions to help protect the U.S. pork industry during the NPPC’s annual meeting at the National Pork Industry Forum.
The NPPC trade committee traveled to Santiago, Chile, in mid-February to meet with Chilean government officials and Chilean pork industry leaders to discuss the challenges and opportunities faced by both industries.
The pork industry gathered together at the National Pork Industry Forum to recognize former Texas Pork Producers Association executive vice president Ken Horton with the Paulson-Whitmore State Executive Award.
Pig farmers are gathering in Kansas City this week for the National Pork Industry Forum. A donation of nearly 40,000 servings were provided to a Kansas City food bank on behalf of Pork Forum attendees.