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<br /> RESPONSIBLE<br /> FARMING<br /> OUR HERITAGE.<br /> OUR FUTURE.<br /> ®<br /> 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report<br /> INSIDE<br /> Introduction<br /> 3 We Are America's Hog Farmers<br /> 4 History of Responsible Practices<br /> 5 A Way of Life<br /> 6 Continuous Improvement<br /> 8 National Farmer Organizations<br /> 9 The Business Side of Pig Farming<br /> 11 A Responsibility to Act<br /> Progress Report Achievements & Future Direction<br /> 13 Principles Guide Our Actions 34 Charting Our Future<br /> 14 Produce Safe Food 36 Responsible Farming Overview<br /> 18 Protect and Promote Animal Well-Being<br /> 22 Protect Public Health<br /> 26 Safeguard Natural Resources<br /> 29 S<a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=1"> RESPONSIBLE FARMING </a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=2"> INSIDE Introduction 3 We Are America's Hog Fa</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=3"> We Are America's Hog Farmers. Responsible. Profes</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=4"> Agriculture Disconnect Less than 2 percent1 of p</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=5"> A Way of Life Farming is a way of life that re</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=6"> Continuous Improvement In recent decades, indu</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=7"> “There have been huge improvements in the last 20</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=8"> National Farmer Organizations History of the </a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=9"> The Business Side of Pig Farming Farmers are m</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=10"> Main U.S. Hog Breeds There are many different ho</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=11"> A Responsibility to Act Everyone knows that ac</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=12"> “These ethical principles serve as a compass for </a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=13"> Principles Guide Our Actions The operatio</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=14"> ETHICAL PRINCIPLE | 1 Produce Sa</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=15"> “It's exciting to see producers, along with allie</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=16"> 1 | PRODUCE SAFE FOOD “A coordin</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=17"> Government Oversight of Pork Safety Many checks </a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=18"> ETHICAL PRINCIPLE | 2 Protect and </a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=19"> “Safe pork is what we strive for. We don't want b</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=20"> 2 | PROTECT AND PROMOTE ANIMAL WELL-BEING </a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=21"> Making Progress in the Fight Against PRRS In eve</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=22"> ETHICAL PRINCIPLE | 3 Ensure Prac</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=23"> “One of the many ways that we measure antibiotic </a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=24"> 3 | ENSURE PRACTICES TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALT</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=25"> Prepared by H. Scott Hurd, DVM, Ph.D., former dep</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=26"> ETHICAL PRINCIPLE | 4 Safeguard Na</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=27"> “Farmers understand that when they become more ef</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=28"> 4 | SAFEGUARD NATURAL RESOURCES IN ALL OF OU</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=29"> ETHICAL PRINCIPLE | 5 Provide a Wo</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=30"> 5 | PROVIDE A WORK ENVIRONMENT THAT IS SAFE </a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=31"> Animal Handling and Farm Safety Proper animal ha</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=32"> ETHICAL PRINCIPLE | 6 Contribute </a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=33"> Extending Our Reach, State by State </a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=34"> Charting Our Future The National Pork Board an</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=35"> “As a third-generation farmer, I was brought up</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=36"> Responsible Farming Overview GOALS Protect </a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=37"> GOALS Safeguard Natural Resources Evaluate and</a> <a title="Responsible Farming - 2012 Pork Industry Progress Report page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91bb89fd?page=38"> ® porkcares.org </a>