Keeping An Eye On Trade, Updates And Future

Pork Trade UpdatePork Trade Update Maria Zieba, Manager of International Affairs with the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), shares background on the activities where the NPPC actively participated to represent US pork interests. Country Of Origin Labeling (COOL), Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), West Coast Ports Slowdown, and foreign pork bans are just a few of these NPPC is working on. Ms. Zieba closes with 2016 and 2017 issues that are on the radar and what pork producers need to know for their planning [video].

SwineCast 0595, GIPSA Comment Period Drawing To A Close

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SwineCast 0555, Serving The Industry - Ron Prestage Comments As Member Of National Pork Producers Council Board Of Directors

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  • New Board Member Dr. Ron Prestage discusses his perspective on working with other meat groups, market competition and working with the current administration in this conversation from World Pork Expo.

SwineCast 0474, National Pork Producers to Congress: Extend Pork Purchase Programs and Open Markets Abroad

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  • National Pork Producers Council President Don Butler returned to Washington to plead the producer's case before a congressional Ag Subcommittee.
  • Major topics:
    • Urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture to make more purchases of pork for various federal food assistance programs.
    • Pressure U.S. trading partners, particularly China and Russia, to eliminate their barriers to U.S.

SwineCast 0472, When and how will the Chinese Chicken Connection impact the U.S. China pork trade?

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  • National Pork Producers Council's Nick Giordano looks at the issues surrounding the Chinese chicken inspection funding delays and potential impact on the U.S. China pork trade.

SwineCast 0471, Who will prevail in the Canadian vs U.S. WTO MCOOL dispute?

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SwineCast 0450, Large Hog States Ask For Government Help

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  • Iowa Governor joins with industry executives to ask government to step up with another pork purchase for food programs.  Audio from press conference.

SwineCast 0412, H1N1 - What You Need To Know And Do

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SwineCast 0409, Trade Wins For Producers

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  • Continuing the conversation with NPPC's Nick Giordano on recent international trade wins for U.S. producers and the importance of representation and grassroots support in Washington

SwineCast 0408, NPPC's Nick Giordano on Administration and Trade Issues

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  • NPPC's Nick Giordano reviews major industry issues in the trade arena and the administration changeover in Washington
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