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Welcome to the Pork Checkoff

Visit Us At World Pork Expo!

Join us to celebrate Real Pork and the real results of your Pork Checkoff.

Learn how the National Pork Board invests your Pork Checkoff dollars to deliver on producer priorities. Hope to see you there!

Schedule of NPB Events at WPX

The Path to Protection From an FAD Outbreak

AgView is a pig-contact-tracing platform funded by the Pork Checkoff.

The platform helps promote business continuity in case of a foreign animal disease concern by providing herd health and movement data to state and federal animal health officials.

It’s easy to get started. Click below to create an AgView account today.

Create AgView Account

Our Mission: Make Pork the Most Sustainable Meat

You’ve heard the buzz about sustainable agriculture. For pork production, that means doing what’s right for people, pigs, and the planet.

The National Pork Board has developed On-Farm Sustainability Reports for all pork producers to take credit for work you’re already doing on your operation.

These reports will help you measure, document and share your sustainable farm practices and give you ideas for areas to improve.

Request On-Farm Sustainability Report

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$555.6 Million

Value of U.S. Pork Exported

Total U.S. pork exports in January 2022 to other markets were valued at $555.6 million. That equates to 460.3 million pounds (product weight).
Source: USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

Meat Consumption Around the World

In 2021, pork was the most widely consumed protein across the globe.
Source: USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

Source: USDA-FAS

2021 Export Values Per Hog

In 2021, export value averaged $62.86 for every U.S. hog marketed in these export markets.
Source: USDA Foreign Agricultural Service and USMEF

More Than $62.86 Per Hog Comes From These Markets

In 2021, export value averaged $62.86 for every U.S. hog marketed. Here’s the breakdown from each country.

$19 Billion

U.S. Pork Market

In 2020, pork producers marketed over 131 million pigs, which provided total cash receipts of more than $19 billion and provided over 28 billion pounds of meat to consumers worldwide.