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Trucker Program Reaches Milestone

The National Pork Board's Trucker Quality Assurance (TQA) program recently certified its 10,000th animal transporter. Pork demand is the highest it has been since 1990, remarks Leon Sheets, Pork Board chairman for Producer Education. The TQA program is our effort to provide the best care for hogs while being transported and to help producers capture the highest economic value at market time.

The National Pork Board's Trucker Quality Assurance (TQA) program recently certified its 10,000th animal transporter.

“Pork demand is the highest it has been since 1990,” remarks Leon Sheets, Pork Board chairman for Producer Education. “The TQA program is our effort to provide the best care for hogs while being transported and to help producers capture the highest economic value at market time.”