Don’t miss the 2015 Swine Health Symposium to be held July 20 at Bradford Farms in Columbia, Missouri. Producers and allied industry representatives will hear from industry leaders on new developments in swine health. Register online now!

It’s not always comfortable. It’s not always easy. But transparency opens the door to trust. And that’s what today’s consumers want from their food producers, including pig farmers.

During a pork producer forum held June 4 at World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, attendees heard from a trio of young pork producers about why they take time to do such things as farm tours and social media about how they raise pigs to produce safe, wholesome food.

The Missouri Pork Association will be covering the fairgrounds during the 2015 Missouri State Fair. Youth events will be held in the Swine Pavilion. MPA intern Rachel Groves will be Cooking with Pork on the Home Economics Consumer Showcase Stage. And, of course, Bob Wheeler and his crew at the Pork Place will be serving delicious food every day.

August 17, 2015

Missouri Students Participate in 2015 Youth Swine Skillathon

Columbia, Mo.,—On Thursday, August 13, FFA and 4-H members participated in the 2015 Youth Swine Skillathon at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. Participants competed in three age brackets during the contest, which is sponsored by the Missouri Pork Association and the University of Missouri Extension.   In the Age 12 and Under division, first […]

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