The Hogs, Pigs, and Pork Community of Practice is a joint partnership between Cooperative Extension and the U.S. Pork Center of Excellence (USPCE). The USPCE is a public/private partnership that provides collaboration among extension specialists at major agriculture universities across the United States. The USPCE and Cooperative Extension have partnered with the National Pork Board, Pork Industry Handbook, National Swine Improvement Federation, and the American Society of Swine Practitioners on content aggregation and development to create the robust Hogs, Pigs and Pork Community of Practice.
Another USPCE’s projects that compliments the Hogs, Pigs, and Pork Community is the Pork Information Gateway (PIG) Web site, which was designed to help producers, business professionals, veterinarians, academia, students, etc. The PIG Web site provides factsheets, references, a glossary and free image downloads. All information is peer-reviewed, science-based and highly reliable.