Volume 22 | Issue 16

NPPC talks Prop 12

Michael Formica, Chief Legal Strategist for the National Pork Producers Council, recently sat down with the Popular Pig Podcast to talk about the efforts to get NPPC’s challenge to California Proposition 12 to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The oral arguments will take place Tuesday, Oct. 11. 

Listen here or search for "Popular Pig" in your favorite podcast app.

What can you expect to learn from this episode of Popular Pig?

  • How Proposition 12 affects producers across the country.
  • How Massachusetts Question 3 is similar/different from Prop 12.
  • How NPPC is looking at the prospect of additional state regulations.
  • What producers can do to get more involved.

Pork Checkoff offering three webinars in October

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Sustainability. Supply chain uncertainty. Carbon markets. There is no shortage of hot topics in the pork industry. Join the National Pork Board and National Hog Farmer for a deep dive into these topics and more during a three-part webinar series this month. 

October 12 - Sustainability of Modern Protein Production in Times of Global Supply Chain Uncertainty 

How do supply chain challenges, labor shortages, sustainability pressures and market volatility impact the pork industry and your operation? We’ve all heard about them on the news frequently over the past several months. Join us for a discussion with Ruth Kimmelshue, corporate senior vice president, Cargill Animal Nutrition, to hear a global perspective framed for the pork industry. 

October 19 - Sustainability in the Pork Industry — What's Coming and Why Pork Producers Need to be Ready 

Sustainability isn’t a buzzword that’s going away. Join Dr. Frank Mitloehner, professor and air quality specialist at UC Davis CLEAR Center, to learn the latest on what’s happening globally and how producers and companies can stay ahead of the curve. 

October 26 - Decoding Carbon Markets — What Do They Mean to You? 

Carbon markets are the latest hot topic related to sustainability. But what exactly are they? How do they work? What questions should you ask? Join Ashley McDonald, vice president of sustainability at NPB and Marisa Martin, executive director of the Pollination Group, to hear more about what carbon markets mean and how you can leverage them in your business. 

Click Here to Register for All Three Webinars 

Register for NC State webinar

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