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Webinar
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.

Pork Checkoff News
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.

Events
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.

Cybersecurity Tips for Your Farm Business

Security experts are urging all farmers, including pork producers, to make cybersecurity a top priority for their businesses. This type of criminal activity continues to target America’s food industry.

Webinar
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.

Pork Checkoff News
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.

Pork Checkoff News
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.

Webinar
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.

Pork Checkoff News
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.

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