Phillipines

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: Philippines extends lower tariff rates on pork; USDA announces pork purchases for food assistance programs; NPPC meets with Cambodians on food safety and weighs in on Vietnam’s market designation; USDA to host livestock insurance workshops; and 2024 Pork Leadership Institute class named. Take a deeper…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: NPPC Past President testifies on GSP before House Subcommittee, NPPC team attends Leman Swine Conference, and July U.S. pork exports maintain record pace. Take a deeper dive below. MN Pork Producer Testifies on GSP Renewal, NPPC Attends Leman Swine Conference, and July U.S. Pork Exports…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack meets with NPPC, Massachusetts extends Q3 implementation deadline, National Pork Industry Conference highlights, NPPC asks court to defend private property rights of farmers, NPPC testimony on U.S. pork trade, ag groups push for ‘comprehensive’ trade deals, May U.S. pork exports are up…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: SCOTUS upholds California Proposition 12, NPPC testifies on trade, NPPC backs passage of the Beagle Brigade Act, House Ways and Means Committee hosts field hearing on trade, ASF detected in Indonesia, U.S. pork exports increase in March and NPPC supports Torres Small for USDA Deputy…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: the importance of international trade, NPPC’s Stevermer to testify on agricultural trade, NPPC policy series for Hill staff, USTR meets with Indo-Pacific economic framework countries, shipping coalition asks Congress to address railroad storage fees, USDA to open 12 regional food business centers and congressional hearings…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: ag groups want research funding in 2023 Farm Bill, Philippines explores FTA with United States, USDA forecasts small upticks in pork production and exports and West Coast Port labor talks continue. Take a deeper dive below. Ag Groups Want Research Funding in 2023 Farm Bill…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: ND judge temporarily blocks WOTUS rule, NPPC supports Beagle Brigade Act, NPPC participates in Dublin Declaration of Scientists Symposium, U.S. pork exports increased, new report details foreign trade barriers and USDA NASS seeks responses to U.S. Census of Agriculture. Take a deeper dive below. ND…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: Secretary Vilsack testifies, Farm Bill listening session, and ASF and animal welfare webinars. Also, increased pork exports, APHIS awards, letters of support for passing TPA and for further action for SHIP IT Act. Take a deeper dive below.  Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Testifies Before the Senate…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: House and Senate Committee on Agriculture hearings, NPPC signs coalition letter disapproving WOTUS CRA resolutions, Philippines’ agencies to expedite approval of meat imports and USDA forecasts fiscal 2023. Take a deeper dive below. House Committee on Agriculture Hearing What happened: On Tuesday, Feb. 28, the…

Statement by Terry Wolters, NPPC president and owner of Stoney Creek Farms in Pipestone, Minnesota “The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) applauds Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s announcement on the extension of lower tariff rates on pork and other food items. Gaining better market access to the Philippines has been a top trade priority for…