The Exposition hog show is moving to Indianapolis, Ind., on June 7-13, 2020. This strategic decision, made by the National Swine Registry, Certified Pedigreed Swine and American Berkshire Association, is to help mitigate a negligible risk of foreign animal disease (FAD) with the live swine show that was previously held in conjunction with the World Pork Expo. All shows sales, contest and events will proceed as normal at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.
“We are looking forward to continuing the excitement and prestige of The Exposition,” Zwilling says. “As more details are confirmed, membership will be informed through official communication channels.”
Despite the cancellation of the World Pork Expo in 2019, the breed organizations held a live hog show, “The Exposition,” at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Nearly 1,400 exhibitors, parents and industry spectators were on-site.
The Pork Checkoff, in collaboration with the National Junior Swine Association and Team Purebred – the nation’s largest youth swine organizations – led an industry panel on biosecurity and farm preparation on June 6 before the grand champion barrow drive.
The National Swine Registry, Certified Pedigreed Swine and American Berkshire Association are committed to upholding the highest standards of health regulations and biosecurity procedures at The Exposition and all of their events throughout the year.
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