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National Pork Board Elects Officers

November 13, 2020

David Newman, a pork producer from Arkansas, was elected to serve a second term as president of the National Pork Board at the organization’s November board meeting earlier this week. The National Pork Board’s 15 producer directors represent America’s 60,000 pig farmers, who pay into the Pork Checkoff – a program that funds research, promotion and education efforts benefiting the industry.

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National Pork Board Launches AgView, A New Tool to Help Protect the Industry from Foreign Animal Disease Fallout

November 10, 2020

The National Pork Board today announced the launch of AgView, a technology solution to help the U.S. pork industry respond faster than ever before possible in the event of a foreign animal disease (FAD) outbreak.

New Report: Pork Industry Makes Gains in Sustainability

September 15, 2020

As America's pig farmers continue to fight back from the negative impact of COVID-19 and the ups and downs of markets and bad weather, a new study released by the National Pork Board, Production Analysis Summary for U.S. Pork Industry: 2017-2019, shows that America's pig farmers continue to make strides in overall sustainability by being more efficient every day.

National Pork Board Launches Pork as a Passport

September 8, 2020

To celebrate pork’s position as a global, culturally relevant protein and offer weary home cooks in the U.S. a variety of authentic meal options, the National Pork Board has launched Pork as a Passport (www.pork.org/realpork). This new consumer marketing campaign elevates the at-home cooking experience by highlighting the common love for pork across a number of global cuisines.

National Pork Board Launches Real Pork

August 26, 2020

In an environment where shoppers continually question what brands and products they can trust. Where increasingly diverse consumers seek to connect with the familiar flavors of their heritage. And home cooks are weary – both from meal preparation and an inability to travel to other cities, states and countries to experience authentic flavors. The National Pork Board is helping America wake up and get real.

National Pork Board Places Behlke in Key Nutrition and Dietetics Role

June 24, 2020

The National Pork Board is pleased to announce Kara Behlke, of St. Louis, Missouri, has joined the team as director of nutrition and dietetics.

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