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Home / Commerce / GIPSA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) × NPPC’s Position NPPC, in general, opposes any policy that interferes with producers’ ability to enter agreements of their choosing.   NPPC opposes legislation or regulations that restrict marketing opportunities and interventions in hog markets unless such actions address a clear, unequivocal instance…

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 12, 2017 – The National Pork Producers Council in comments submitted today again urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture to withdraw a regulation related to the buying and selling of livestock. It also delivered to the agency comments from 630 pork producers and others in the pork industry, opposing the regulation and…

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 24, 2017 – Citing grave concerns that they would “cause serious harm to the pork industry,” the National Pork Producers Council in comments submitted today said the U.S. Department of Agriculture should not finalize – or at least exempt pork producers from – regulations related to the buying and selling of livestock.…

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 7, 2017 – The Trump administration today extended the deadline for submitting comments on a regulation related to the buying and selling of livestock, a move hailed by the National Pork Producers Council, which opposes the Obama-era rule. The so-called Farmer Fair Practices Rules, written by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Grain…