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U.S. pork makes market access gains in China, Peru, Europe

  • Jul 1, 2015
    press release

    Carson joins Nedap U.S. swine team

    Nedap, a global leader in livestock management systems, announces the hiring of Brad Carson. Carson joins the U.S. swine team as a sales representative and will serve as a resource on swine management and technologies. Carson joins an established team at Nedap. This industry-leading team partners with U.S. swine facility managers to implement automated individual feeding management systems, allowing individual animal care in group settings....More
  • Jun 30, 2015
    press release

    Cargill contributes $750,000 to educate visitors on modern agriculture production at Fair Oaks Farms

    Cargill was recognized at a grand opening ceremony of the Pork Education Center at Fair Oaks Farms on June 28 for its $750,000 contribution that will enable Fair Oaks Farms' non-profit arm to educate students and the general public on modern agriculture production practices that benefit the environment, use fewer natural resources and improve sustainability for crop and animal production....More

What issues should the Pork Checkoff prioritize to best support the U.S. pork industry?

The National Pork Board recently announced that Chris Hodges will join the National Pork Board as its new chief executive officer on Feb. 16. Currently based in Kansas City, Hodges is senior vice president - business development of Smithfield Farmland. In his new position, Hodges will oversee the Pork Checkoff. Of the many issues facing the pork industry, which ones do you think the National Pork Board should prioritize when it comes to implementing research, education and promotional efforts on behalf of U.S. pork producers?  Please leave a comment if you have something to add to the list or discussion.


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