Trade

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: NPPC secures 100% of priorities in House Agriculture Committee Farm Bill; NPPC participates in Mexican Pork Congress; NPPC’s Johnson defends judicious antimicrobial use at U.N. hearing; NPPC weighs in on U.K. meat labeling proposal; and NPPC’s Forseth provides updates on Prop. 12. Take a deeper…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: Pork producers showcase industry at “Ag on the National Mall”; NPPC speaks up for producer priorities at USDA “Farm to Fork” meeting; and U.S. pork exports mixed in March, up for first quarter of 2024. Take a deeper dive below. Pork producers showcase industry at…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: Senate, House Ag Committees issue farm bill frameworks; NPPC’s Zieba represents U.S. pork in Taiwan trade negotiations; USDA previews new school nutrition guidelines to include meat for breakfast; USDA to raise user fees for Quarantine and Inspection program; NPPC participates in NAFB’s ‘Washington Watch’; and…

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: NPPC leads the charge asking USTR to ‘recommit’ to aggressive trade agenda; NPPC’s Dr. Johnson represents U.S. pork at Codex meeting on contaminates in foods; personnel moves bolster NPPC’s public policy profile; USDA Swine Contract Library highlights usage, improvement opportunities; USDA holds Data Users’ Meeting…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: pork producers push priorities with members of Congress; Agriculture Chair Thompson says Farm Bill will move in May; Iowa pork producer attends Japan prime minister’s congressional address; U.S. pork exports continue to surge in 2024. Take a deeper dive below.  Pork producers push priorities with…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: NPPC’s Stevermer shares stage with Agriculture Sec. Vilsack in USDA roundtable; NPPC helps set export promotion priorities for USMEF; NPPC weighs in on oversight of emerging biotechnology; NPPC’s Johnson participates in food policy conference; and National Trade Estimate Report details barriers to U.S. exports. Take…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: NPPC applauds USDA purchase of more pork for food nutrition, assistance programs; NPPC’s Dr. Carr engages in Codex Commission; President’s budget requests funding for swine programs; USDA issues final ‘Product of USA’ labeling rule; and House Ag labor group recommends reforms to H-2A program. Take…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: NPPC commends packing plant line speeds extension; NPPC shines at AASV annual meeting; Vilsack again urges Congress to fix California Proposition 12; NPPC’s Zieba elevates global agriculture trade discussions at WTO Ministerial meeting; NPPC’s Formica participates in food policy discussion; and NPPC applauds Senate confirmation…

In this week’s National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Friday recap: NPPC meets with Tennessee lawmakers on mRNA vaccines; NPPC says there’s ‘no legitimate reason’ for farm emissions reporting rule; coalition backs Bentzel for Federal Maritime Commission; and U.S. agriculture had trade deficit in fiscal 2023. Take a deeper dive below. NPPC meets with Tennessee lawmakers…