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National Pork Board Applauds Efforts to Curb Antibiotic Resistance

DES MOINES, IOWA — April 4, 2016 — The National Pork Board is leading the conversation to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria and applauds the action steps defined by the White House through the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (PACCARB)… read more »

December Hogs & Pigs Report: Friendly but Ominous

USDA’s quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report released December 23 was friendly for Lean Hogs futures next spring and summer but included productivity figures that confirm my concerns about supplies and high slaughter capacity utilization next fall… read more »

“What’s the Difference between a Liquid and Slurry?” Something only an Engineer would Argue About

I have an uncle who is a retired professor of philosophy-- a logician -- if that means anything to you… read more »

Court Nixes Activists’ Attempt To Get Farm Data

In a victory for U… read more »

National Pork Board Announces Finalists for America’s Pig Farmer of the Year Award

The National Pork Board has announced the four finalists who are vying for the title of its new America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM award program… read more »

House votes to repeal "COOL," Senate urged to follow

The National Pork Producers Council is urging the Senate to take up legislation to repeal country of origin labeling requirements for beef, pork and poultry, following today’s House vote to rescind the provisions… read more »

Ag gets waiver from "Hours of Service" rule

America’s hog, cattle and poultry farmers have been granted a two-year waiver from the U… read more »

Participants chosen for 2015 okPORK Youth Leadership Camp

After reviewing a multitude of applicants statewide, Oklahoma Pork Council (okPORK) officials have selected 12 Oklahoma high school students as 2015 okPORK Youth Leadership Camp participants… read more »

National Pork Board Embraces Steps to Curb Antibiotic Resistance

The National Pork Board applauds the White House action plan for combatting antibiotic-resistant bacteria… read more »

Wild Hog Damage Meeting Set for April 17 at Langston University

Langston University will hold a Wild Hog Damage meeting on Friday, April 17, 2015, at 6:00 p… read more »

Illegal Transport of Feral Swine into Oklahoma

Illegal Transport of Feral Swine into Oklahoma This week authorities from the Investigative Services Division of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol apprehended individuals for violation of the Feral Swine Control Act… read more »

Pork Producers Need Exports; TPA Promotes Trade

WASHINGTON, D… read more »

Pig Farmer of the Year Award Focuses on Consumer Trust

Outstanding  porkproducers have one thing in common: they cultivate customer trust every step of the way… read more »

Criminal activity tied to feral hogs

OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD, AND FORESTRY 2800 N… read more »

USDA requires reporting of PEDv cases

The following is information USDA released Friday including the announcement, an FAQ about the announcement, and a list of other actions USDA is taking to help limit the spread of PEDv… read more »

okPORK statement on animal abuses on Oklahoma Farm

Oklahoma Pork Council Statement On Animal Abuses At An Oklahoma Farm   The undercover video released today shows horrific actions by farm workers that directly violate the Oklahoma pork industry’s ethical principle to protect and promote animal well-being… read more »

Producers praise Christie for supporting farmers

WASHINGTON, D… read more »

Oklahoma Students attend okPORK's Youth Leadership Camp

After reviewing a multitude of applicants statewide, Oklahoma Pork Council officials have selected 12 Oklahoma high school students as 2013 okPORK Youth Leadership Camp participants… read more »

Douglass Senior Celebration

Oklahoma Pork Council recognized Douglass High School graduating seniors for their outstanding achievements on Tuesday night… read more »

Show off your culinary skills

This season – show off your skills at preparing the perfect dish for the big game! okPORK and your local CBS station teamed up to give you the opportunity to put some extra money in your pocket at the end of the season… read more »

Nine Students Selected

For nine selected students it is nearly time to pack their bags and put on their walking shoes – or boots – whichever they prefer… read more »