2022 World Pork Expo - June 8-10, 2022 - Iowa State Fairgrounds

Sustainability: Where Is the Pork Industry Headed?

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Varied Industries Building, Meeting Room B

Understanding sustainability. What are the benchmarks for producers outlined by the National Pork Board and the USDA? Land use, water consumption, energy consumption, carbon emissions and more; what’s been accomplished and what lies ahead? Q&A to follow

Moderator: Dr. Chris Hostetler, Director Animal Science, National Pork Board


  • Dr. Brett Kaysen, Vice President Sustainability, National Pork Board – “Industry metrics for sustainable pork production”
  • Dr. Brian J. Kerr, Research Animal Scientist / Swine Nutritionist, National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment, USDA – “Nutritional Components affecting Carbon, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Sulfur Flows in Pig Production”