May 4, 2020
NSR Updates
Important Announcement from the NSR
In response to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb's plans to reopen the state of Indiana, all NSR staff have returned to the office. The NSR office will be open starting Monday, May 4. Office hours will remain from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time.
June Seedstock EDGE Advertising Deadline
The NSR Marketing and Communications Department is working on the 2020 June Youth Issue of the Seedstock EDGE magazine. This issue is mailed to every NJSA member and will be at The 2020 Exposition. For ad rates and specifications, click HERE . To reserve an ad, contact NSR Creative Design Coordinator DeShea Wallace at deshea@nationalswine.com or NSR Digital Content Manager and Editor Cassie Godwin at cassie@nationalswine.com .
Mindee Pollard Celebrates Six Years with the NSR
The NSR would like to congratulate Mindee Pollard on being with the NSR for six years. Mindee serves as the organization's Controller. Mindee is responsible for maintaining all levels of fiscal responsibility for the NSR. We greatly appreciate everything Mindee does for this organization and its members. To congratulate Mindee on this career accomplishment, contact her at mindee@nationalswine.com .
NSR and NJSA Cookbook
Who else has been using this extra time at home to try new recipes? We want to share the best pork recipes with you! Please submit your delicious pork dishes to be featured in a cookbook and on NSR platforms. Send your recipes to NSR Digital Content Manager and Editor Cassie Godwin at cassie@nationalswine.com .
Information Regarding Ractopamine Effects
The NSR is striving to be proactive and keep membership informed on information regarding Ractopamine. Please stay tuned for new information and resources each week.



Upcoming Shows
Plans are being made for The Exposition, Summer Type Conference and National Junior Summer Spectacular. Membership will be updated once details are finalized. To stay updated, follow all NSR and NJSA social media platforms, visit nationalswine.com and continue regularly checking your inbox for e-blasts. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Events & Education
Meal and Snack Time Lessons for Home-Based Learning Provided by National Pork Board
Engage your children at home with fun, educational activities that support healthy habits based on USDA MyPlate guidelines and encourage kids to explore sustainable practices in pork production. Children will discover how pork is a nutrient-rich protein choice for balanced meals in local and global cuisines. There are also ideas for making meal preparation a learning experience and building positive family mealtime. Plus, you’ll find easy-to-prepare recipes for families to enjoy. Click HERE for more information.
Marketing & Communications
June Seedstock EDGE Advertising Deadline
The NSR Marketing and Communications Department is working on the 2020 June Youth Issue of the Seedstock EDGE magazine. This issue is mailed to every NJSA member and will be at The 2020 Exposition. For ad rates and specifications, click HERE . To reserve an ad, contact NSR Creative Design Coordinator DeShea Wallace at deshea@nationalswine.com or NSR Digital Content Manager and Editor Cassie Godwin at cassie@nationalswine.com .