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NPB and Partners Receive $155 Million from USDA Climate-Smart Program

NPB is a collaborator on three separate grants awarded by USDA that support climate-smart pork production.

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Country Music Superstar Luke Bryan Goes Back to His Roots to Support Pig Farmers

Five-time Entertainer of the Year invites people to visit metaphorical five-star hotel to address common myths about modern pig farming.

USDA Data, Climate & Weather Driving Markets 

The June webinar covered domestic weather patterns and predictions, global events in crop and livestock markets and the most recent USDA Hogs and Pigs Report.

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NPB Elects New 2022-2023 Officers

The new NPB officers will lead the 15 producer directors that represent the 60,000 U.S. pig farmers who pay into the Pork Checkoff.

NPB Hospitality Tent Schedule at 2022 World Pork Expo

Heading to World Pork Expo? All pork producers are invited to visit NPB staff and industry colleagues at the NPB hospitality tent.

Impact of the Ukraine-Russia War on the Meat and Livestock Value Chain

The Ukraine-Russia war is straining an already stressed global supply chain and increasing volatility in commodity markets.

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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.

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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