Mandatory Price Reporting

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: USDA proposes another Packers & Stockyards Act rule; Supreme Court overturns ‘Chevron Deference’ rule; NPPC submits comments on China 301 tariffs; NPPC weighs in on supply chain risks; ag groups ask Biden to weigh in on ports’ labor negotiations; NPPC’s Forseth meets with USDA on…

In this week’s NPPC Friday recap: NPPC says FTAs key to supply chain resilience; NPPC Pork Alliance meeting held in Des Moines; study highlights hog pricing trends, importance of USDA’s Livestock Mandatory Reporting; NPPC monitoring bird flu’s jump to dairy cows; and World Pork Expo set for June 5-6. NPPC says FTAs key to supply…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: pork producers brace for a federal government shutdown as NPPC pens LMR letter to Secretary Vilsack; NPPC weighs in on USDA proposal to update reportable diseases; NPPC’s Zieba attends FAO conference on sustainable livestock production; NPPC supports legislation to increase USDA farm operating and ownership…

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 17, 2023 – Scott Hays, a fifth-generation pork producer from Missouri and President of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), testified before the House Committee on Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry as part of its hearing on “A Review of Animal Agriculture Stakeholder Priorities.” NPPC appreciated the opportunity to advocate…

Topline Summary of the Agriculture Provisions in the Government Spending Bill What happened: On Dec. 23, President Biden signed into law the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill that averted a government shutdown and funds the government until Sept. 30, 2023. Secretary Vilsack stated, “USDA is ready to hit the ground running in 2023 to keep expanding…

Mandatory Price Reporting Extended in Federal Funding Bill The Senate and House approved legislation that funds federal programs, including the Mandatory Price Reporting program, through Dec. 16. President Biden was expected to sign into law the continuing resolution, which keeps the government running at current funding levels, before the start of fiscal 2023, which begins…

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 18, 2019 – In response to erroneous reports in the news and (mostly) on social media, the National Pork Producers Council is reminding pork producers and consumers that federal meat inspectors are working in meat packing plants despite the government shutdown. NPPC – and other livestock groups – a year ago urged…