Last year, the MPA Youth Show Pig Circuit gave out over $15,000 in cash and prizes to members. We hope that 2016 will be even bigger! This year’s schedule has been posted – 20 shows in 7 weeks, and members can earn points from their 10 highest point total shows. Good luck to all MYSPC members!

The Antibiotics Resource Center is your one-stop place to find information and resources about responsible antibiotic use on the farm. This includes details about the new Veterinary Feed Directive and prescription changes for water-based antibiotics that go into effect on Jan. 1, 2017.

The National Pork Board will host the annual Pork Management Conference, June 14-17, in Clearwater, Florida.

The 2016 conference will bring together experts from across the U.S. pork industry to address current business trends and challenges facing the industry. Through presentations, breakout sessions and networking, attendees will gain important insight on industry trends and financial management practices to improve the performance and efficiency of their operation.

February 25, 2016

Winners Announced in 2016 Kansas City Taste of Elegance

Columbia, Mo.,—Chef Brian Hove, from Kozak’s Laketown Grill in Smithville, garnered top honors at the Kansas City Taste of Elegance culinary competition held February 23 at Harrah’s North in North Kansas City. His winning entrée, Smoked Pork Belly with Jalapeno Corn Cake Tostados, earned him the $1,000 prize and an invitation to the national Pork […]

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June 28, 2016

Missouri Pork Classic Golf Tournament

The 2016 Missouri Pork Classic Golf Tournament will be held Tuesday, June 28 at the L.A. Nichols Golf Course in Columbia. Join us for a day of great fun and food, with proceeds benefiting the Missouri Pork Association’s Pork PAC. For complete details, visit

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