What’s the No. 1 pig-producing county in the nation? Want to know about the leading pork item on restaurant menus? Ever wondered about the carbon footprint of the U.S. pork industry?

You can find answers to these and many other pork questions on the Pork Quick Facts page. This user-friendly guide offers accurate, informative updates on everything from how pigs are raised today through the We Care initiative to a breakdown of the industry’s latest pork stats.

Quick Facts offers a wealth of current information, including:

  • The history of pork
  • Pork production today
  • The environment (including manure and nutrient management, water quality and odor management)
  • Pork safety
  • Frequently asked questions
  • Statistics on the number of U.S.hog operations, market share, exports, Canadian statistics and more.