Pork Checkoff Video Series Provides High-Tech View of Today’s Pig Farming

October 28, 2019 National Pork Board

A new cutting-edge video series from the National Pork Board creates opportunities for farmers and others involved in pork production to share with consumers a firsthand view inside today’s modern farms. The virtual reality (VR) videos enable viewers to virtually tour gestation, farrowing, nursery and finishing barns.

Pork Checkoff Announces #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces

July 18, 2019 Pork Checkoff

The Pork Checkoff has selected 13 college students to represent the #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces team this year. Candidates were selected based on their involvement in the pork industry and their strong communication skills. The team will be active July through December.

Pork Checkoff Names 2019-2020 Officers

June 12, 2019 National Pork Board

David Newman, a pork producer from Arkansas, was elected president of the National Pork Board at the organization’s June board meeting in Des Moines, Iowa. The National Pork Board’s 15 producer-directors represent America’s pig farmers.

Pork Checkoff Acknowledges “Tough Decision” to Cancel World Pork Expo

April 11, 2019 Pork Checkoff

The National Pork Board today offered a statement of support to the National Pork Producers Council as it took the extremely rare step to cancel the 2019 World Pork Expo scheduled June 5-7, 2019, in Des Moines.

Pork Checkoff Debuts Swine University at SOBEWFF

February 18, 2019 Pork Checkoff

The National Pork Board will introduce Swine University at this week’s 2019 Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF®) in Miami. The initiative, which includes a virtual tour of a pig farm and an introduction to the next generation of farmers, engages consumers and shares the sustainability story of today’s pig farming.