The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) is offering two tours prior to the 2016 World Pork Expo that provide unique insights into U.S. agriculture. Set for June 6-7, the two-day tour will travel to locations in Illin
County and state fairs will be in full swing very soon, giving 4-H and FFA members the opportunity to show off another year of hard work. In addition to catching up with friends and competing in the show ring, fairs allow us to connect and engage with the general public.
The National Pork Producers Council joined the National Pork Board in presenting former Michigan Pork Producers Association Executive Vice President Sam Hines with the Paulson-Whitmore State Executive Award.
“Sustainability” is more than just a buzzword to farmers and ranchers. The term has many different definitions, but to the animal agriculture community, it means respecting the land and conserving resources so we can pass profitable farms on to the next generation.
USDA has proposed new animal welfare standards for the National Organic Program that, if enacted, would be the first time such standards are codified in federal law and would present serious challenges to livestock prod
The National Pork Board and the National Pork Producers Council, along with other pork industry groups, urge pig farmers to ask questions of feed suppliers to help keep African Swine Fever out of the U.S.
Last week, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) joined 36 other food and agriculture groups on a letter urging U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to resolve outs
John Weber, a pork producer from Dysart, Iowa, Saturday was elevated to president of the National Pork Producers Council at the organization's annual business meeting - the National Pork Industry Forum ‚Ä