NPB collaborates with partners to prevent African swine fever from entering the U.S. and prepare the pork industry for how to respond if it does. During the August Pork Checkoff producer webinar, guest speakers shared how their agencies collaborate domestically...
Proper bait placement and monitoring help keep rats and mice at bay. The summer months provide rats and mice with warm temperatures and substantial food supplies, enabling rodent populations to peak at the end of summer.  As the weather...
Scientific research holds the key to unlocking answers to African swine fever. That is where Pork Checkoff-funded research priorities come into play. On the upside, the U.S. pork industry has never dealt with African swine fever (ASF) at home. However,...
The Iowa Pork Producers Association plays several roles during the Iowa State Fair, and I'd like to share some opportunities that you may find fun to include in your reporting over the next 11 days. Iowa Pork Tent: This...
Mexico is allowing a Smithfield Foods’ hog plant in North Carolina, the world’s biggest, to resume shipments of pork products after blocking them two months ago over quality concerns, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Smithfield’s plant in Tar...
Source: The Outsider Guy Fieri is using his money in the bank to buy some pigs. The “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” star recently made an appearance at the Sonoma County fair. As it turns out, he was there to do more...

CFAP 1 ALERT

To All Producers, Below is an article on DTN / Progressive Farmer re Senators asking about CFAP 1. Where is it? Your calls to your Senators and Congressmen are working – double the effort. We are on our own, the NPPC...
Source: MinnPost Minnesota is the second-largest hog producing state in the nation, and a lot of that meat is sold in California, where voters recently changed the rules on what kind of pork can be sold in the state. f you...
U.S. red meat exports closed the first half of the year on a strong note, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Although volume and value eased from the enormous totals...
To view the complete report, click here. Parsippany, NJ - Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS) today reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2021 and increased its guidance for full year 2021. The company reported revenue of $1.9 billion for...
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