Pork Checkoff

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.

Contribute to Pork Research

Learn more about how you can help advance the pork industry through ongoing research.

AS- Swine Nutrition
Determining how the pelleting process influences amino acid digestibility and availability for growth when feeding varying diets with increased levels of crystalline amino acids
Swine Health-PRRS
Health Prediction of Individual Animals in Swine Operations through Automated Visual Sensing and Behavioral Sensemaking
Public Health - Other Zoonotic Diseases
A literature review of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations and their effect on public health NPB project
Key Findings:• Proximity to farm operations may be protective against development of allergy.• Proximity to farm operations can be associated with increased asthma exacerbation, especially in the...
Animal Welfare
Determining the efficacy and safety of differing caliber/ammunition combinations for the humane euthanization and subsequent mass depopulation of market weight pigs.
Predicting Pork Quality Using Measurement Collected from Various Locations on the Boneless Loin
Pork Quality
Characterizing the amount, variability and cellular mechanisms of intramuscular fat deposition throughout the loin using barrows and gilts from two genotypes
Public Health - Antibiotics & Resistance
Phenotypic evaluation of the impact of antibiotic use protocols on antimicrobial resistance patterns in PRRS virus infected swine in a naïve environment
Human Nutrition
Nutrient Profile Analysis of Pork and Alternative Protein Sources
Swine Health - General Disease
Comparative pathogenesis of different porcine rotavirus C (RVC) genotypes and correlation between maternal immune status and RVC diarrhea prevalence in suckling piglets
Swine Health - General Disease
Efficacy of Ultraviolet C disinfection for inactivating Senecavirus A on contaminated surfaces commonly found on swine farms
Swine Health - General Disease
Evaluation of the epitope driven pDNA vaccine PigMatrix EDV in the pig model as a candidate vaccine for universal flu protection
Sort and Filter
  • Sort and Filter By

  • Institution

  • Funded By