On Tuesday, February 7, youth swine exhibitors attending the In the Show Ring program at the Missouri Pork Expo will earn Show Me Quality Assurance Certification. The program, held at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, will also look into social media and its role in telling the farm story, as well as hear from breeders across the state.

GlobalVetLINK’s Find-A-Vet feature allows animal owners to quickly find a veterinarian in their area who offers digital services such as Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (ICVIs/health certificates) and Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA/Coggins) certificates.

On December 6, the National Pork Board reacted to the recent research paper from the Ohio State University research study detailing the researchers’ discovery of an antibiotic-resistant gene in one farrowing barn. According to the National Pork Board, an important takeaway from the study is that the U.S. pork supply is safe. The resistant gene identified in the study was not found in a market hog, and there was no threat to food safety.

February 8, 2017

MPA Presents Award to Representative Joe Don McGaugh

Columbia, Mo.,–Scott Phillips, chairman of the Missouri Pork Association (MPA), presented the Outstanding Legislator Award to Representative Joe Don McGaugh during the 2017 Missouri Pork Expo on February 7. Representative McGaugh was chosen for his outstanding support of the Missouri Pork Association, the Missouri pork industry and all of agriculture.   “To ensure that pork […]

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February 24, 2017

Working Women’s Survival Show

The Missouri Pork Association is sponsoring the 2017 Working Women’s Survival Show in St. Charles. Over 20,000 women will come through the doors of the St. Charles Convention Center February 24-26 to visit with vendors. MPA will be on hand cooking with pork, handing out samples and more.

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