Pork Checkoff Research
Research is at the heart of the National Pork Board’s mission and is funded by your Pork Checkoff dollars. Research is administered in all areas of pork production, processing, and human nutrition to develop a higher quality and more profitable product in the competitive meat protein market.
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Determination of DIAAS and PDCAAS for Pork Burger, Plant-Based Burgers, and the Combined Meal of Burger Bun and Burgers
A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Pork Meat and Non-Meat Alternative Patties
Sources of and Adequacy of Protein Intake Among Pregnant Women in the United States
Effects of Consuming Ounce Equivalent Portions of Fresh Pork Versus Nuts, Beans and Eggs, as Defined by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans on Essential Amino Acid Substrate Availability for Protein Anabolism
Effects of Red Meat Consumption on Gut Microbiota in Young Adults
Assessing Within-herd PRRS Variability and Its Impact on Production Parameters
Optimization and Viability of Lung Homogenate for Successful Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae Exposure in Gilts During Acclimation
Validation and Demonstration of Utilizing High Expansion Nitrogen Foam for Large Scale Depopulation of Swine
Low Cost Mobile CO2 Vaporizer System Prototype – 2020
Pork Industry Productivity Benchmark Report – Data from 2017-2021
The goal of this production analysis is to aid the pork industry in improving efficiency. This is done through an analysis of anonymous production data using a standardized set of business logic and calculation algorithms which follows the industry to identify areas of opportunity and focus, production trends, and a basis for comparison.