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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…

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…

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…

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…

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 leads bipartisan discussion on implications of Prop. 12, Question 3; USDA’s latest Hogs and Pigs Report portends positive 2024; coalition weighs in on proposed effluent guidelines for meat packers; NPPC participates in HHS Healthy People 2030 initiative; swine veterinarians tour National Bio and Agro-Defense…