WASHINGTON, D.C., June 11, 2024 – The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) supports the 2024 Farm Bill framework introduced by U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Ranking Member John Boozman (R-AR). “On behalf of America’s 60,000+ pork producers, we thank Ranking Member Boozman for a farm bill framework that listens to and answers…

NPPC expert panel discussed how advocacy requires a bipartisan approach DES MOINES, Iowa, June 5, 2024 — The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) hosted a policy panel discussion today at the 2024 World Pork Expo, where producer-leaders and experts highlighted the need to work with both sides of the aisle to support America’s pork producers. Preparing for…

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 17, 2024 – The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) applauds the U.S. House Agriculture Committee’s unveiling of its 2024 Farm Bill. “America’s pork producers appreciate Chairman G.T. Thompson’s willingness to listen, put pen to paper, and address the most pressing issues facing the agriculture industry across the country – a prime example…

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) President Lori Stevermer, a pork producer from Easton, Minn., released the following statement on today’s Farm Bill developments. “The Biden Administration and Congressional Republicans agree that Congress must correct the market chaos caused by California Proposition 12. This misguided initiative burdens American consumers with higher pork prices and jeopardizes…

Washington, D.C., April 17, 2024 — The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) is pleased to announce several staff updates to enhance the organization’s advocacy efforts. Andy Curliss will join the organization as vice president of strategic engagement, effective April 22, 2024. In this new role, Curliss will lead a range of efforts focused on expanding the…

CHICAGO, Illinois, March 7, 2024 — The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) proudly announces the induction of new officers and the election of members to its board of directors.  “We are thrilled to welcome these accomplished individuals to NPPC’s board of directors,” said NPPC CEO Bryan Humphreys. “Their diverse backgrounds and proven track records will provide…

CHICAGO, Illinois, March 7, 2024 — The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) proudly announced 12 scholarship winners today at the 2024 National Pork Industry Forum. The Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry and the Neil Dierks scholarships recognize outstanding university students pursuing careers within the U.S. pork industry. “Highlighting the remarkable dedication of these scholars to the…

CHICAGO, Illinois, March 7, 2024 — Today, U.S. pork producers approved a resolution to enhance the country’s live swine traceability system during the 2024 National Pork Industry Forum hosted by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). “Traceability is a priority for the industry and has been for decades,” said Lori Stevermer, incoming NPPC president and…