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.
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.
Iowa Pork Congress keynote speaker Andy Curliss, CEO of the NC Pork Council, will discuss how a significant, coordinated effort is threatening animal agriculture, not only in his state, but across the country.
Travel the country. Meet farmers from other states. Develop your leadership skills. Sound interesting? Consider applying for the Iowa Pork Leadership Academy or the Illinois Future Leaders Class of 2020-2021.
A growing school district, an active housing boom and rising pay scales are just a few examples of how the new Prestage Foods of Iowa pork processing plant in Eagle Grove, Iowa, is impacting the local economy.
One industry feeds the other—and both need relief from trade conflicts. Iowa Soybean Association president Lindsay Geiner tells Chip Flory on AgriTalk about the current crop conditions and state of the pork industry.
The 30th annual World Pork Expo is just around the corner. You'll find plenty of innovation, education and opportunities for networking at the show, held June 6-8 at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.
Are you interested in the future of pork production, new technologies, or want to be a leader in the pork industry and are still in high school? Then the 2019 University of Missouri Pork Institute is your answer.