“The Trump administration and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt are to be congratulated on their efforts to provide America’s farmers and businesspeople with some relief from the environmental overregulation they’ve suffered under for nearly the past decade,” said Francis Forst, a hog farmer from Lamar, Mo., and chairman of the board for the Missouri Pork Association. “We look forward to working with the administration and EPA to craft common sense rules to keep our land, air and water clean, regulations that farmers gladly will embrace.”

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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.

April 24, 2017

Statements from Missouri Hog Farmers on Administration’s Environmental Regulatory Relief

Columbia, Mo.,— “The Trump administration and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt are to be congratulated on their efforts to provide America’s farmers and businesspeople with some relief from the environmental overregulation they’ve suffered under for nearly the past decade,” said Francis Forst, a hog farmer from Lamar, Mo., and chairman of the board for the Missouri […]

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May 29, 2017

Memorial Day

The Missouri Pork Association will be closed for Memorial Day on May 30.

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