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.
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.
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 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.
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
News on the trade front is getting better for U.S. pork producers as the Trump administration announced that it wants to negotiate trade agreements with the European Union, Japan and the United Kingdom.
The Feds’ seizure of one million pounds of pork from China in New Jersey on Friday has the pork industry concerned but also grateful for the diligence of Customs and Border Protection teams to protect U.S. borders.