The Pork Checkoff’s board of directors is accepting applications through Nov. 1 to fill five three-year terms. State pork producer associations, farm organizations or anyone who pays into the Pork Checkoff may apply.
Despite many advancements in the industry’s focus on disease risk mitigation, 28 states still allow some type of garbage feeding to swine, increasing the risk of foreign animal disease (FAD) transmission.
Are you taking time to tell your story? In a world of quick answers, Illinois pig farmer Pat Bane believes farmers should take time to explain why they do what they do. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at his farm.
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.
The Common Swine Industry Audit (CSIA) was announced in October 2014 by National Pork Board. In October 2015, it was revised by the Industry Audit Task Force with feedback from producers, packers, auditors and customers
The National Pork Board is accepting applications for its 2016 America's Pig Farmer of the Year award through March 13. The award recognizes a U.S. pork producer who demonstrates excellence in raising pigs using t