Since 2002, the National Pork Board has conducted an annual producer survey. Pork Checkoff vice president of strategic communications Kevin Waetke says the most recent survey was conducted in November
The Pork Checkoff study found optimism throughout the swine industry.
Waetke says the biggest challenge seen by producer was hog health and disease. The Pork Checkoff uses this survey information to strategically meet the needs of farmers.
For more information, producers can contact the Pork Checkoff Service Center. Go to Pork-dot org or call 800-456-PORK (800-456-7675).
From the National Association of Farm Broadcasting News Service.