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Pork Industry Alert
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.

Pork Academy
2023 Pork Academy Sessions

Pork Academy is a series of in-depth seminars that will be offered at World Pork Expo this June. The sessions are designed to meet the need for pork producers to remain competitive in today's rapidly changing environment.

Profit Maximizer
Producer Losses Expected To Drive Liquidation, Reduce Supply In 2024

Plenty of conversation in the market about producers suffering deep losses and looking to liquidate sows. IA State model shows average loss of $34/head in Q1.

AgView: A Solution to Track Movement
As a parent of five kids, ages nine to 21, our family constantly goes in different directions. Wrestling practice, dance, cross-country and track, cheer, baseball, school, part-time jobs — it’s...
Human Nutrition
Just In: Study Shows Pork Fits in Nutritious Diet at Lower Cost

Research shows pork is a high-quality, affordable protein that feeds and nourishes people around the world.

Profit Maximizer
Ample Supply, Not Just Demand, Is Keeping Wholesale Prices in Check
April 24, 2023 - There has been little movement in the pork market as supply continues to outpace earlier estimates and market participants are now pricing a much weaker demand environment for the summer.
Pork Checkoff News
USDA Appoints Five New Board Members

Congratulations to the five new board members appointed by USDA to the National Pork Board. All five appointees will serve three-year terms through June 2026.

Profit Maximizer
Futures Drift as Spot Market Shows No Signs of Recovery…Yet

With little improvement in the spot pork market, hog futures continue to slump. But risks are increasing that the market has overshot its mark and prices may snap back.

NPB Names First Chief Sustainability Officer

Jamie Burr brings 20+ years experience to help the pork industry meet sustainability goals in his new role as the Chief Sustainability Officer.

USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report – Q1 2023

Economists shared their insights and analysis of the USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report during a webinar hosted by the Pork Checkoff.

Sustainable Pork: Growing A Climate For Tomorrow

NPB has released the latest Pork Cares Snapshot Report, which reports on-farm sustainability measurements from 2021 farm data.

Profit Maximizer
Wholesale Pork Prices Offer Opportunities for Retail Features in the Spring

Lean hog futures have declined by more than 10% in the last few days due to ongoing demand uncertainty this spring.

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