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February 11-12, 2014
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, 2014 to receive the group rate. When making reservations, please inform the hotel staff that you are with the Missouri Pork Expo.



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Click Here for a list of exhibitors.


Expo Registration (2-11-14) - Free
  Includes admittance into Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning producer education sessions

Expo Barbeque Lunch (2-11-14) - $5
  Must purchase lunch ticket to redeem for meal

Non-Exhibiting Supplier Registration (2-11-14) - $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 (2-11-14) - $40
  $35 if purchased prior to the Expo.

Pork Leadership Breakfast (2-12-14) - $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 $490. 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.

2014 Expo Exhibitor Contract
2014 Expo Trade Show Floor Layout            
2014 Pork PAC Fundraising Auction Donation Form


Schedule of Events:

Monday , February 10, 2014
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm Trade Show Set-Up


Tuesday , February 11, 2014
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 Association
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 - 3:45 pm In the Show Ring Session - Off site - Sponsored by Heimer Hampshires and Lindner United
1:00 pm - 2:45 pm Producer Education Sessions
1:00 - 1:45 pm Economic Update
  Sponsored by Monsanto
Dr. Steve Meyer - Paragon Economics, Inc.

Solid Solutions for Your Pit
  Sponsored by Elanco Animal Health
Dr. Ted Funk - Ted Funk Consulting

Lagoon Management
  Sponsored by More Than Manure
Moderator - Jerry Foster - Cargill Pork
Jeff Browning
   Michael Heaton - Missouri Department of Natural Resources
   David Stephens - United Hog Systems

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm The Dreaded P's of Pork Production - PEDV and PRRS
   Sponsored by
   Pete Lasley, DVM - Murphy Brown LLC

So You Think You Know BBQ - Tips from the Experts
  Sponsored by Lynch Livestock and Rabo AgriFinance
   Elliot Mellow - ASAP (Always Smoked Absolutely Perfect)
   Chef Adam Wells-Morgan - The Club at Old Hawthorne

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 Nioex Systems USA, Inc.
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Pork Industry Banquet - Sponsored by the Pork Checkoff and Farmland
Evening Entertainment - Phat Mike and the Bartenders -
Sponsored by
Trinity Livestock/Bob North

Missouri Wine Tasting - Sponsored by Missouri Wine and Grape Board

$40 per person ($35 if purchased prior to February 6) - must have ticket to attend

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


In the Show Ring Agenda for February 11, 2014

Sponsored by Heimer Hampshires and Lindner United

Pigs for Sessions Provided by OBC Genetics

Youths attending the entire session will receive Show Me Quality Assurance certification/recertification.
9:00 am Registration
10:00 am - 11:30 am Show Me Quality Assurance
  Dr. Marcia Shannon - University of Missouri
11:30 am Lunch and Trade Show Scavenger Hunt
  Scavenger Hunt sponsored by FCS Financial
1:00 pm Travel to Trowbridge Livestock Center at the University of Missouri
1:30 Nutrition & Health Management
   Jenna Illingworth - Lindner United
2:15 Showmanship, Grooming & Clipping
   Speaker to Be Determined
2:45 Break - Refreshments
3:00 Selection and Evaluation
   Eddie Robinson - OBC Genetics
3:45 pm Closing


Wednesday, February 12, 2014
8:00 am - 10:00 am Pork Leadership Breakfast - Sponsored by Murphy Brown, LLC and the National Pork Producers Council
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 Novartis Animal Health

A.  Lessons Learned on Ventilation Control
Dr. Joe Zulovich - Extension Assistant Professor/Extension Agricultural Engineer

B.  Highlights for the Upcoming 2014 North American Manure Expo
      Dr. Teng Lim - Extension Assistant Professor

C.  Lighting Options for Your Barns
Dr. Joe Zulovich

D.  Current Issues in Diet Formulation
      Dr. Marcia Shannon - Professor/State Swine Nutrition Specialist

E.  Tax Changes for Your Farm
Parman Green, Agriculture Business Management Specialist

F.  What You Know You Should Be Doing - Energy Savings
Dr. Joe Zulovich

G.  What You Know You Should Be Doing - Feed Management
Dr. Marcia Shannon

H.  Social Issues and Their Impacts on Markets
      Dr. Ron Plain - Professor of Agricultural Economics

No cost to attend

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!












OBC Genetics

Eddie & Tammie Robinson
Wellsville, MO




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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