If you don’t spend time around kids in the pork industry, you need to start. Check out this first in a series of videos of their stories and hear the enthusiasm in their words and their voices for yourself.
PORK Perspectives is a recurring column providing leadership strategy tips from some of the industry’s finest. Meet Dari Brown, senior director – livestock technical innovation for Purina Animal Nutrition.
Morgan Thayer, a Purdue University graduate student, says the greatest challenge for the next generation in the swine industry is forming a trusting producer-consumer relationship regarding the way farmers produce pork.
Every time a celebrity or brand comes out with an announcement we don’t agree with, it can send us running for our keyboards to type out a rant. Is this helping build bridges or making the walls even taller?
Joseph F. Connor, D.V.M., M.S., Carthage, is the recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Service Award from the Illinois Pork Producers Association. Dr. Connor is founder of Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD in Carthage, IL.
Each year, the Illinois Pork Producers Association honors a pork producing family who has contributed to the long-term success of the industry through leadership and pork promotion on the local and state levels.