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
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.
A new genome editing method is creating swine that remain in a pre-pubertal state, thus eliminating the need for surgical castration, according to a release from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR).
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 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.
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.
The National Pork Producers Council and 30 state pork producer associations asked Agriculture Secretary Perdue on Thursday to take additional measures to protect the U.S. pork industry from African swine fever.
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.