Multimedia Library - All http://nationalhogfarmer.com/media en Looking back at World Pork Expo '16 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/looking-back-world-pork-expo-16 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>This year&rsquo;s&nbsp;World Pork Expo&nbsp;reflected an optimistic tone as more than 20,000 producers and ag professionals, including 1,100 international guests from 35 countries, convened at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines, June 8-10.</p> <p>National Hog Farmer was there to cover the show from set-up to tear-down.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/looking-back-world-pork-expo-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/looking-back-world-pork-expo-16#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Marketing Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:49:00 +0000 68251 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Thousands of people braved the high temperatures to experience World Pork Expo 2016 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des&nbsp;Moines. (Photo courtesy of World Pork Expo)</p> Pig farmers urged to prepare for new VFD rule now http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pig-farmers-urged-prepare-new-vfd-rule-now <div class="node-body audio-body"><p>National Pork Producers Council chief veterinarian, Liz Wagstrom, sat down with National Hog Farmer staff to discuss the new Veterinary Feed Directive rule and the changes soon coming to the farm.&nbsp; The new Veterinary Feed Directive and prescription changes for water-based antibiotics go into effect on Jan. 1, 2017 but the transition period is starting now.</p></div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/animal-well-being/pig-farmers-urged-prepare-new-vfd-rule-now" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2016/06/27533060476d2d2a47947o.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/podcast/audio/wpx-16-nppc-wagstrom-vfd.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=4534438">wpx-16-nppc-wagstrom-vfd.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pig-farmers-urged-prepare-new-vfd-rule-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pig-farmers-urged-prepare-new-vfd-rule-now#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Health Nutrition Health Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:49:00 +0000 68031 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pork Board CEO: Looking forward to working with fantastic group http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/pork-board-ceo-looking-forward-working-fantastic-group <div class="node-body audio-body">Bill Even, the new National Pork Board CEO, knows the importance of a strong livestock industry in the United States, and he is excited about being back in the industry.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/marketing/pork-board-ceo-looking-forward-working-fantastic-group" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2016/06/bill-even-770.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/podcast/audio/wpx-16-npb-even.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=3841879">wpx-16-npb-even.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/pork-board-ceo-looking-forward-working-fantastic-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/pork-board-ceo-looking-forward-working-fantastic-group#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Marketing Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:08:00 +0000 67711 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Bill Even, the National Pork Board&#39;s new CEO, brings a strong livestock background to his new position, and he looks forward to working with all involved in the pork food chain.</p> WPX: Networking, innovating and educating http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/wpx-networking-innovating-and-educating <div class="node-body gallery-body">The World Pork Expo’s global flavor is further evident in the trade show with more than 310,000 square feet of commercial exhibits from hundreds of companies throughout the world. Anyone who does not attend Expo will have to play serious catch up to remain informed about issues and new developments affecting their businesses.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/wpx-networking-innovating-and-educating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/wpx-networking-innovating-and-educating#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing Fri, 10 Jun 2016 13:38:00 +0000 67701 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com NPPC honors industry leader ‘Pig’ Paul http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/nppc-honors-industry-leader-pig-paul <div class="node-body audio-body">'Pig' Paul was honored for his nearly 50 years of work in the purebred swine industry and for his leadership in establishing a number of pork industry organizations. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/marketing/nppc-honors-industry-leader-pig-paul" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2016/06/wpx-160152-pig-paul-portrait-770.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/podcast/audio/wpx-16-pigpaul-commemoration .mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=6432390">wpx-16-pigpaul-commemoration .mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/nppc-honors-industry-leader-pig-paul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/nppc-honors-industry-leader-pig-paul#comments Business Marketing Thu, 09 Jun 2016 22:32:00 +0000 67661 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>National Pork Producer Council President, John Weber, looks on as Valerie Miller unveils her painting&nbsp;&ldquo;Pig Paul&rdquo; that the NPPC&nbsp;commissioned in recognition of the contributions to the U.S. pork industry of Rolland &ldquo;Pig&rdquo; Paul.</p> NPPC President John Weber wades into WOTUS http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/nppc-president-john-weber-wades-wotus <div class="node-body audio-body">National Pork Producers Council's President John Weber discusses the Waters of the U.S. ruling with National Hog Farmer during the World Pork Expo. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/environment/nppc-president-john-weber-wades-wotus" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2016/06/john-weber-770.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/podcast/audio/wpx-16-nppc-weber-wotus.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=5858950">wpx-16-nppc-weber-wotus.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/nppc-president-john-weber-wades-wotus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/nppc-president-john-weber-wades-wotus#comments Business Environment Food Animal Report Marketing Thu, 09 Jun 2016 21:28:00 +0000 67651 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Jan Archer talks issues facing hog producers http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/jan-archer-talks-issues-facing-hog-producers <div class="node-body audio-body">Jan Archer, hog producer from Goldsboro, N.C., was introduced as the new president of the National Pork Board during a press conference at the 2016 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/marketing/jan-archer-talks-issues-facing-hog-producers" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2016/06/wpx-jan-archer-72-dpii.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/podcast/audio/wpx-16-npb-archer.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=5311424">wpx-16-npb-archer.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/jan-archer-talks-issues-facing-hog-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/jan-archer-talks-issues-facing-hog-producers#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Wed, 08 Jun 2016 19:46:00 +0000 67601 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Jan Archer, hog producer from Goldsboro, N.C., was introduced as the new president of the National Pork Board during a press conference at the 2016 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa.</p> Around the barns http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/around-barns <div class="node-body gallery-body">Live hogs are on display in the swine barn throughout Expo week, as the World Pork Expo Junior National kicked off on June 6. Hosted by the by the National Junior Swine Association and Team Purebred, the Junior National offers a Skillathon, judging contests and certification programs.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/around-barns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/around-barns#comments Animal Well-Being Business Marketing Wed, 08 Jun 2016 02:21:00 +0000 67571 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com World Pork Expo '16 ready to roll http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/world-pork-expo-16-ready-roll <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>World Pork Expo doesn&#39;t just happen. A full-year of planning goes into the annual event, and companies take a lot of time to make sure their displays are just right for the 20,000 visitors from around the world who will visit the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/world-pork-expo-16-ready-roll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/world-pork-expo-16-ready-roll#comments Business Marketing Tue, 07 Jun 2016 22:15:00 +0000 67561 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Get the skinny on World Pork Expo, download the App http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/get-skinny-world-pork-expo-download-app <div class="node-body gallery-body">We know you are glued to your smartphone and never travel without it. You will not miss one thing at the World Pork Expo with the WPX 2016 App. Download the App today in the iPhones or Google store. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/get-skinny-world-pork-expo-download-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/get-skinny-world-pork-expo-download-app#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing Thu, 26 May 2016 10:39:00 +0000 67231 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com