Pork Checkoff- Announces Swine Depopulation Research Project


COVID-19 was the first instance requiring large-scale emergency depopulation in the pork industry. The Checkoff is investing over $377,000 in five research projects to fill knowledge gaps identified during COVID-19 specific to swine depopulation.

Producers and university researchers across the country are conducting the projects, which begin May 1 and will be completed by Dec. 31, 2021.