Francis Forst, outgoing chairman of the Missouri Pork Association, presented the Outstanding Legislator Award to Representative John Wiemann (R-103rd District) during the 2019 Missouri Pork Expo on Feb. 12.
Meet South Dakota State University's Talia Everding, an up and coming voice of the pork industry who's passionate about swine welfare and discovering ways to improve sow housing systems for our industry.
It’s certainly been a year filled with ups and downs, said Mike Haag, president of the Illinois Pork Producers. Between trade challenges, rumors of impeachment, African swine fever and more, it has not been boring.
One of the big draws of the Iowa Pork Congress is their dynamic trade show that draws in pork industry vendors to show off their latest technology, products and scientific advances. Here's a few that caught my eye.
Merck acquires parent company of Allflex and SCR, Alltech announces the winners of their #iamAG photo contest, and Smithfield adds a new distribution center and creates jobs for 250 people in North Carolina.
Iowa Select Farms and the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation donated 17,000 boneless pork loin roasts during Operation Christmas Meal, a free pork loin giveaway for families unable to afford a Christmas meal this year.