Stacie Matchan, program specialist with the Iowa Pork Industry Center, is the recipient of the 2022 Professional and Scientific Early Achievement in Extension and Outreach Award from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University. She...
Human and animal health is at the forefront of people’s minds now more than ever before, making Dr. Peter Davies lifelong career researching both subjects all the more critical.  His zeal for continuous learning and encouraging those surrounding him...
The mandatory Pork Checkoff rate will change to $0.35/$100 value per live animal effective Jan. 1, 2023, a 12.5% reduction. Today at Pork Forum, delegates approved a change in the mandatory Pork Checkoff rate. The current rate of $0.40/$100 value...
Farmscape for March 14, 2022 Full Interview 7:31 Listen As part of its effort to  become more impactful and better able to meet the needs of pork producers, the Swine Health Information Center has named a new Associate Director....
Young people showed off their pork industry knowledge during the ninth annual Swine Spectacular, hosted by the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA). The educational event took place in conjunction with the Iowa State University Block & Bridle Club’s Spring Market...
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) today installed new officers and elected members to its board of directors at its annual business meeting — the National Pork Industry Forum — held here. Terry Wolters of Pipestone, Minnesota, was elevated to...
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) today awarded scholarships to 10 college students who intend to pursue careers in the U.S. pork industry. The Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship program is sponsored by CME Group and the National Pork...
The U.S. pork industry is proud to congratulate Scott Dee, DVM, Ph.D., as the 2022 recipient of the Pork Industry Distinguished Service Award for his considerable contribution to swine health and producers’ livelihoods. Scott Dee is passionate about helping producers...
Source: The Jerusalem Post David Bennett, 57, was the first person to receive a genetically modified pig's heart. He received the transplant on January 7, and passed away today. A 57-year-old man with terminal heart disease who made history as the...
Wright & Livingston Elected Officers Jared Lierman of Beemer, Nebraska has been elected President of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association (NPPA) at a director’s meeting held on February 24, 2022, at the UNL East Campus Union in Lincoln. Joining...
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