WASHINGTON — The Pork Checkoff will host a webinar following the release of USDA’s Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report on Thursday, March 25, 2021. The webinar is open to media and interested pork producers.
Steve Meyer, economist with Partners for Production Agriculture, will be joined on the webinar by industry analysts who will provide their reactions to the report.
All attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions during the webinar through the chat function.
Registration: Pre-registration is required. Click here to pre-register.
Date: Thursday, March 25
Time: 3:30 p.m. Central
The panelists will be:
- Dr. James Mintert – Purdue University
- Joe Kerns – Partners for Production Agriculture
- Daniel Bluntzer – NFC Markets
The views expressed in this webinar by our invited guests are theirs and not those of the National Pork Board. The National Pork Board does not advocate or endorse any particular production or marketing direction.
The National Pork Board is responsible for conducting Checkoff-funded research, promotion and consumer information projects and for communicating with pork producers and the public. Through a legislative national Pork Checkoff, pork producers invest $0.40 for each $100 value of pigs sold. Importers of pork products contribute a like amount based on a formula. The Pork Checkoff funds national and state programs, including advertising, consumer information, retail and foodservice marketing, export market promotion, production improvement, technology, swine health, pork safety and environmental management. For information on Checkoff-funded programs, call the Pork Checkoff Service Center at (800) 456-7675 or visit www.pork.org.
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