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2015 Missouri Pork Expo


February 10-11, 2015
Holiday Inn Executive Center
2200 I-70 Drive, S.W.
Columbia, Missouri
(573) 445-8531
Group Rate:  $88.95 (single/double)
  Reservations must be made by January 26, 2015 to receive the group rate. When making reservations, please inform the hotel staff that you are with the Missouri Pork Expo.


  Register Online!


Click Here for a list of 2015 Exhibitors


Expo Registration (2-10-15) - Free
  Includes admittance into Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning producer education sessions

Expo Barbeque Lunch (2-10-15) - $5
  Must purchase lunch ticket to redeem for meal

Non-Exhibiting Supplier Registration (2-10-15) - $50
Companies who do not produce hogs and send representatives to the Missouri Pork Expo to conduct business without purchasing a booth in the company's name must pay $50 per person.

Pork Industry Banquet (2-10-15) - $40
  $35 if purchased prior to the Expo.

Pork Leadership Breakfast (2-11-15) - $60
  $50 if purchased prior to the Expo.


Exhibitor Information:
To exhibit at the Expo Trade Show, you must complete an Exhibitor Contract and return to the Missouri Pork Association. One 8' x 10' booth is $450 prior to November 28, $490 after that date. Links to all associated forms are below. Each document is in pdf format. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. If you do not have this program, visit http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html to download the FREE version.

2015 Expo Exhibitor Contract
2015 Expo Trade Show Floor Layout            
2015 Pork PAC Fundraising Auction Donation Form


Schedule of Events:

Monday , February 9, 2015
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm Trade Show Set-Up


Tuesday , February 10, 2015
7:00 am - 7:45 am Trade Show Set-Up
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open - Sponsored by Davidson Construction and Management Company LLC
Hospitality Open - Sponsored by The Parks Companies
Trade Show Open
8:00 am - 4:30 pm Silent Auction Room Open - Sponsored by ADM Alliance Nutrition and Cedar Ridge Genetics
9:00 am In the Show Ring - Sponsored by Heimer Hampshires and Lindner United
9:30 am - 11:30 pm PQA Plus Certification Training - Sponsored by the Missouri Pork Assoc.
Dr. Tim Safranski - University of Missouri
  Tony Martin, DVM - MFA Incorporated
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Swine Advisory Committee Meeting
10:00 am - 12:00 pm FFA Pork Speaking Contest Finals - Sponsored by Alltech
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Expo Barbecue - Sponsored by Cargill Pork

$5 per person - must have ticket to attend

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm In the Show Ring Sessions

Health Management
   Speaker to be Determined

Swine Nutrition
Jake Lee - Lindner United
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Producer Education Sessions

A.  Economic Update
     Sponsored by Monsanto
     Dr. Steve Meyer - Paragon Economics, Inc.

B.  Working with Custom Manure Applicators - A Panel Discussion
     Sponsored by More than Manure
     Moderator: John Lory - University of Missouri
     Kurt Boeckmann - Missouri Department of Natural Resources
     Kendrick Nutrient Management
     Don Lehenbauer - P.S.C.O. LLC
     Phillip Wise - Wise Enterprises, Inc.

C.  Heat Streessed Fetuses Make Different Growing & Grown Pigs
     Sponsored by Elanco Animal Health
     Dr. Tim Safranski - University of Missouri
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Producer Education Sessions

A.  The New Swine Industry Audit
     Sponsored by Purina Animal Nutrition
     Rob Christine - National Pork Board

B.  Soil Health Initiative
     Sponsored by More than Manure
     Doug Peterson - Natural Resources Conservation Service

C.  A Pitmaster's Secrets: Award Winning BBQ Tips and Tricks
     Sponsored by Lynch Livestock and Rabo AgriFinance
     Elliot Mellow - ASAP BBQ (Always Smoked Absolutely Perfect)
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm In the Show Ring - At Trowbridge Livestock Center on the MU Campus

Showmanship, Grooming & Clipping
   Bailey Kemp, Auxvasse, MO

Selection and Evaluation
   Speaker to be Determined
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm Trade Show Cash Bar - Beer and soda sponsored by The Parks Companies
4:00 pm Silent Auction Closes
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Trade Show Tear Down
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Reception - Sponsored by Grow Missouri
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Pork Industry Banquet - Sponsored by the Pork Checkoff and Farmland

Missouri Wine Tasting - Sponsored by Missouri Wine and Grape Board

$40 per person ($35 if purchased prior to February 4) - must have ticket to attend

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Pork Industry Fundraising Auction - Sponsored by Grow Missouri
Auctioneer - Tony Clayton, Clayton Agri-Marketing, Inc.
9:30 pm - ? Evening Hospitality Room - Sponsored by FCS Financial and The Parks Companies



Wednesday, February 11, 2015
8:00 am - 10:00 am Pork Leadership Breakfast - Sponsored by AT&T, the National Pork Producers Council and Murphy Brown, LLC
Keynote Speaker - Jim Wiesemeyer, Informa Economics, Washington D.C.

$60 per person ($50 if purchased prior to February 6) - must have ticket to attend

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Hot Topics - University of Missouri Commercial Agriculture Program
     Sponsored by Zoetis

A.  Diversifying Your Portfolio of Investments
     Dr. Joe Horner, Extension Associate Agricultural Economics

B.  PEDV Perspectives - Looking to the Future

     Bryan Myers, DVM - Pipestone Veterinary Services

C.  Market Outlook
Dr. Ron Plain, Professor of Agricultural Economics
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Missouri Pork Association Board Lunch
- Sponsored by the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council
  Keynote Speaker - To be determined
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Missouri Pork Association Board Meeting
Open to all producers


Thanks to our outstanding supporters
who are sponsoring events at this year's Expo!
ADM Alliance Nutrition AT&T Boehringer Ingelheim
Cedar Ridge Genetics Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Davidson Construction & Management Company Elanco Animal Health Grow Missouri
Heimer Hampshires Landmark Bank Lindner United Lynch Livestock

Maximum Ag Technologies

Missouri Soybeans
More Than Manure Murphy Brown LLC National Pork Producers Council
Purina Animal Nutrition
Smithfield Farmland The Maschhoffs  



For more information, or to exhibit at the trade show, please contact:

Diane Slater
Director of Communications
Missouri Pork Association
(573) 445-8375


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