Deep Dive into Pork Markets
In this economic update, learn about the key issues and challenges in the current pork markets and how teams at the Pork Board are supporting market development.
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Long hours, physical labor, financial stress, isolation, and uncertainty due to weather and market conditions — these factors can contribute to increased stress, anxiety and depression among farmers.
It’s important to take the time to check in with yourself, your family and your neighbors.
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 Pork Cares Farm Impact 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.
Diversifying and differentiating U.S. pork in international markets is a key priority for pork producers.
Pork Checkoff-funded studies are available to explore how the U.S. can differentiate itself in key markets.
Contact our team to request a U.S. Pork differentiation report.
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.
Total U.S. pork exports through February 2023 was valued at $1.2 billion. That equates to 456,000 metric tons (product weight).
Source: USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
In 2022, pork was the most widely consumed protein across the globe.
Source: USDA FAS