December 6, 2022
Effective Jan. 1, 2023, the Pork Checkoff rate will reduce by 5 cents to $0.35 per $100 of value. This change is a result of a resolution passed by voting delegates at the 2022 Pork Industry Forum.
U.S. Pork is not affected by the African Swine Fever outbreaks in other countries and is safe to eat. It is a highly contagious viral disease, impacting only pigs, not people. It is not a public-health threat or a food safety concern.
The Colorado Junior Swine Association’s mission is to provide youth swine exhibitors in Colorado with a network of support and opportunity to gain knowledge in the purebred, show pig, and commercial swine industry.
U.S. and state government leaders are working with public health officials to respond to a global outbreak of respiratory illnesses caused by a new coronavirus.