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(Audio) Reports from the 2018 National Pork Industry Forum | KRVN Radio

(Audio) Reports from the 2018 National Pork Industry Forum

(Audio) Reports from the 2018 National Pork Industry Forum

The immediate past president of the National Pork Producers Council is Ken Maschhoff of Illinois.  I caught up with him right after the final delegate session at Pork Forum, and we talked about his year as President and accomplishments for the organization….

 

I had a chance to visit with Dustin Baker, staff member with NPPC…. we talked about the labor issues facing those in agriculture, and a bill in Washington DC that may offer some help in that….

 

Patrick Webb with the National Pork Board gave an update on the Secure Pork Supply plan….

 

 

Here are 2 reports with National Pork Board President, Terry O’Neel from Friend Nebraska.  In this first one, Terry recaps year 2017 and priorities for the National Pork Board…

 

In this report, Terry discusses the value of the pork cut-out in relation to the belly and loin primals…

 

Here’s the new President of the Nebraska Pork Producers Assoc. Darrin Uhler from St. Paul.  He’s a Pork Act delegate representing the state….

 

Jon Csukker from Shlelby is a delegate representing Nebraska during the National Pork Producers Council meetings.  Jon highlights some issues followed by NPPC….

 

Russ Vering of Scribner is also an NPPC delegate representing Nebraska.  He discusses a resolution brought by the Nebraska delegation….

 

The 2018 Pig Farmers of Tomorrow were announced here at Pork Industry Forum.  One of them is Adam Krause from northeast South Dakota.  He highlights some goals he has set in the next year….

 

Here’s Michael Luckey from Columbus, Pork Act Delegate representing Nebraska, and also serves on the Pork Checkoff animal welfare committee.  He talks about gene editing technology and what impact that could have on pork production….

 

Nick Giordano is the trade expert when it comes to the National Pork Producers Council, and he’s very passionate about it!  Nick discusses the tariffs announced by the President, why this is a concern (for several reasons!), and how this might play out….

 

 

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