The U.S. Pork Center of Excellence is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to accomplishing the missions of its partners as an integral part of their operations. This public/private partnership includes land grant universities, state pork associations, the National Pork Board, and the National Pork Producer’s Council.

Thank you to our funding partners for their continued support and collaboration with the U.S. Pork Center of Excellence!

If your university or pork association is interested in becoming a partner with the U.S. Pork Center of Excellence, please send a request for information to

2018-2019 Funding Partners

Land Grant Universities

  • Iowa State University
  • University of Missouri
  • North Carolina State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Purdue University
  • South Dakota State University
  • University of Minnesota
  • Virginia Tech
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Montana State University

State Pork Associations

  • Illinois Pork Producers Association
  • Michigan Pork Producers Association
  • Missouri Pork Association
  • Wisconsin Pork Association
  • Colorado Pork Producers Council
  • Indiana Pork
  • Iowa Pork Producers Association
  • Kentucky Pork Producers Association
  • Minnesota Pork Board
  • Nebraska Pork Producers Association
  • Ohio Pork Council
  • Utah Pork Producers Association
  • Virginia Pork Council, Inc.
  • South Dakota Pork Producers Council

National Pork Organizations

  • National Pork Board – Pork Checkoff
  • National Pork Producers Council