We reccomend you go to www.eatpork.org for the latest information on pork!
Thank you for inquiring about this program! We have received many applications for the 40 $50 VISA cards and the program is now full.
Please check back with us next year in late July, or the first few weeks of August, for your chance to apply for the 2012 Pork in the Schools $50 Visa cards.
If so, check out theotherwhitemeat.com's new "I Heart Pork" video section. This section has twenty, 2-3 minute videos that do a great job of walking through pork preparation tips and recipes!
Whole loin tutorial
Butterflying a pork loin roast
Butterlying pork chops
Cutting a pork loin into strips and cubes
Stuffing a pork tenderloin
Grilling with direct heat
Grilling with indirect heat
Using an instant read thermometer.
Ham and cheese muffins
Pork tenderloin lollipops
Honey mustard tenderloin
Pork BBQ sandwich
Baby back ribs with dry rub and mop sauce
Boneless pork loin roast with herbed pepper rub
Peppered roast pork
All star pork meatballs
Portobello pork chops.
The KPA, working with the National Pork Board and other state associations, has created a video showcasing the pork industry. The Kansas version includes information about the industry's economic contribution to the state. The video is aimed at the lower grade school level children. The KPA has been furnishing copies of the video to teachers participating in Ag Days across the state. To receive a copy, contact the KPA office at 785-776-0442 or email@example.com.
To view the video, click on The Amazing Pig.
Please note: This version is very compacted. The DVD is much higher quality.
Producers, Pig and Pork Teacher Resource Guide- A set of five
lessons that addresses our food supply system and focuses on pork
production. Best practices and multiple teaching techniques are
used in Producers, Pigs and Pork to provide a meaningful learning
experience for students as they
gain knowledge about pork and our food supply.
The Amazing Pig- An age appropriate look at the US pork industry and a farm tour.
An educational program developed for 7th and 8th grade Family and Consumer Science classrooms. This interactive program focuses on meat and protein and their relationship to the USDA's new MyPyramid food guidance system. On the DVD: 4 short video chapters that include topics on food safety, kid-friendly pork recipes and the importance of protein. On the CD: video quizzes, lesson plans/activities and answer keys.
A three piece brochure, workbook and DVD set that provides background information and promotes career opportunities in the pork industry.