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Forum Delegates Adjust Pork Checkoff Rate

The mandatory Pork Checkoff rate will change to $0.35/$100 value per live animal effective Jan. 1, 2023, a 12.5% reduction.

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2022 Pork Industry Distinguished Service Award Recipient

Scott Dee, DVM, Ph.D., is the 2022 recipient of the Pork Industry Distinguished Service Award for his contribution to swine health.

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2022 Paulson-Whitmore State Executive Award Recipient

Congratulations to Deborah Johnson, 2022 Paulson-Whitmore State Executive Award Recipient for her invaluable contributions to the pork industry.

Sustainability
NPB’s Mission to Make Pork a Leading, Sustainable Protein Choice

The 2022 U.S. Pork Industry Sustainability Report establishes the We Care® Ethical Principles as tools to measure on-farm sustainability efforts.

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Analysis: Experts Discuss U.S. Pork Export Data and NPB Diversification Strategy

NPB hosted a webinar following the report release to help pork producers understand the publicly available information.

Sustainability
NPB Announces Pork Industry Sustainability Goals and Metrics, Releases First Official Report

Collaborative, multi-year process was driven by farmers but informed by consumer expectations.

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NPB Announces New Staff Leadership Positions

New chief veterinarian will lead NPB's team of experts in work toward foreign animal disease preparedness and protecting the U.S. herd.

Webinar
Analysis: USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report — Q4 2021

NPB hosted a webinar following the report release to help pork producers understand the publicly available information.

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SHIC Receives Pork Checkoff Funding for Program Extension to 2027

The National Pork Board of directors has approved an additional $15 million investment of Pork Checkoff funds in the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) extending funding through 2027.

Sustainability
Optimizing Manure as a Nutrient Source

Swine manure is an economical alternative to commercial fertilizer, especially with ongoing supply chain disruptions. Using manure more strategically this fall can help decrease overall commercial fertilizer costs.

Webinar
Understanding PRRS 1-4-4

Animal health experts present guidance, biosecurity considerations and recent research on porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome at NPB's October producer webinar.

Webinar
Analysis: USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report — Q3 2021

Analysts shared insights and analysis of the 2021 Q3 USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report during a webinar for pork producers hosted by the National Pork Board.

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