February 11-12, 2020

Holiday Inn Executive Center
2200 I-70 Drive SW
Columbia, Missouri
(573) 445-8531
Group Rate: $98.95 single/double
  Reservations must be made by January 26, 2020 to receive the group rate.
  When making reservations, please inform the hotel staff that you are with the Missouri Pork Expo.


Online Registration is Now Closed
Please register at the Expo Registration Desk on February 11.

2020 Exhibitors List



Expo Registration 2-11-20 – Free
  Includes admittance into Tuesday and Wednesday educational sessions.

Expo Barbecue Lunch 2-11-20 – $10
  Must purchase lunch ticket to redeem for meal. Lunch is free to students.

Non-Exhibiting Supplier Registration – $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 (2-11-20) – $50
  $45 if purchased prior to the Expo.

Pork Leadership Breakfast (2-12-20) – $70
  $60 if purchased prior to the Expo.



Exhibitor Information:

We are currently sold out of booth spaces. We do have a waiting list if you wish to be placed on it. We also have sponsorship opportunities available. Please contact Diane Slater at 573-445-8375 or diane@mopork.com with any questions.


Pork Expo Agenda

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
8:00 am Registration Open
Sponsored by Ag Property Solutions
Hospitality/Trade Show Open
Hospitality Sponsored by The Parks Companies
8:30 am Silent Auction Open

9:00 am PQA Plus Certification
Sponsored by the Missouri Pork Association
9:30 am In the Show Ring – Show Me Quality Assurance
Sponsored by Heimer Hampshires
Scavenger Hunt Sponsored by FCS Financial
Dr. Marcia Shannon – University of Missouri
Heather Conrow – University of Missouri Extension
10:00 am FFA Pork Speaking Contest
Sponsored by Alltech
10:00 am An Overview of Performance Challenges We Are Facing Today
Sponsored by Wiechman Pig Company
  Ron Ketchem – Swine Management Services, LLC
11:00 am ASF Update: Worldwide Overview and Important Preparation Steps for Missouri Producers
Sponsored by The Climate Corporation
  Clayton Johnson, DVM – Carthage Veterinary Service
11:00 am Expo Lunch ($10)
Barbecue by Lynch Livestock, Inc.
Ice Cream by Midwest Dairy Association
1:00 pm Get ‘Em Off to a Great Start – Hiring & Training Employees
Sponsored by JBS Live Pork
Samantha Marais – Swine Safety Designs
1:00 pm In the Show Ring
Sponsored by Heimer Hampshires
4:00 pm Trade Show Cash Bar
Beer/Soda Sponsored by The Parks Companies
5:30 pm Reception
Sponsored by Missouri Corn Growers Association
6:00 pm Pork Industry Banquet, Missouri Wine & Spirits Tasting ($50)
Sponsored by the Pork Checkoff
Wine by the Missouri Wine and Grape Board
Spirits by Missouri Distillers
7:30 pm Pork Industry Fundraising Auction
9:30 pm Evening Hospitality Room
Sponsored by FCS Financial


Wednesday, February 12, 2020
7:30 am Pork Leadership Breakfast ($70)
Sponsored by Enterprise Bank and Trust, National Pork Producers Council and Smithfield Hog Production Division Midwest RegionKeynote Speaker: Brett Stuart – Global AgriTrends, Denver, CO
10:00 am Hot Topics – University of Missouri Commercial Agriculture Program
Sponsored by Missouri Corn Growers AssociationWhat You NEED to Know About the Secure Pork Supply Plan
Corinne Bromfield, DVM – University of Missouri-ColumbiaWhat Do We Know About Gilts Failing to Display Estrus?
Dr. Tim Safranski – University of Missouri-ColumbiaFake Meat is Here to Stay
Dr. Bryon Wiegand – University of Missouri-ColumbiaReview of Relationship of Animal Feeding Operations and Residential Values
Dr. Ray Massey – University of Missouri-ColumbiaReview of Relationship of Animal Feeding Operation and Public Health
Corinne Bromfield, DVM – University of Missouri-ColumbiaPerfect Prediction of Pork Markets
Dr. Scott Brown – University of Missouri-Columbia
12:00 pm MPA Board of Directors Lunch
Sponsored by the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council
1:00 pm MPA Board Meeting
Open to all producers


Missouri Pork Expo Sponsors

Missouri Soybean
Pork Checkoff