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.
Heartbreaking. In one word, that’s how Kamryn Kreis, 18, describes the announcement that the Ohio State Fair had been canceled for 2020. This was not how her last year of showing pigs at state fair was supposed to go.
Although the weaned pig has changed a lot over the past 10 years, up and coming leader Jenny Morris says research hasn't kept up. She is studying ways to improve the environment of the newly weaned pig.
There’s no question state pork expos and trade shows are a highlight in the industry. With the cancellation of World Pork Expo in 2019, a lot of excitement surrounds upcoming events such as the Iowa Pork Congress.