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

2020-2021 Funding Partners

Land Grant Universities

  • Iowa State University
  • Montana State University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Ohio State University
  • Purdue University
  • South Dakota State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • Virginia Tech
  • Washington State University

State Pork Associations

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

National Pork Organizations

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