Pork Industry Forum to discuss Pork Checkoff
At the National Pork Industry Forum in St. Louis March
6-8, the Pork Act Delegate Body will deliberate on issues and challenges facing
the pork industry.
This year's theme is "Owning our Future: The Choices We Face."
Delegates will discuss how the US pork industry can address the wishes of its
customers while building a trust relationship and maintaining sustainability,
commented Lynn Harrison, president of the National Pork Board.
represents an opportunity for people who invest in the Checkoff to participate
in the business of how to use those investments to address the critical issues
faced by US pork producers," said Harrison.
The Pork Act Delegate Body
for 2008 consists of 155 pork producers and eight importers who have been
appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture.
The rate of the Checkoff and the amount of Checkoff revenue distributed to
state pork associations will be discussed during the forum.
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