Every year, the Missouri State Fair showcases the best of Missouri agriculture throughout its eleven-day run. And the Missouri Pork Association is proud to highlight the pork industry and the dedication of Missouri’s FFA and 4-H youth in their projects. Between August 8 and August 18, fairgoers will have many opportunities to learn about the pork industry while enjoying the fun and great food in Sedalia.

The National Pork Board has announced that its second Pig Welfare Symposium will take place Nov. 13-14 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The biennial forum, which debuted in 2017, is designed to help improve the well-being of pigs by disseminating recent research findings and recommendations, raising awareness of current and emerging issues and identifying potential solutions.

The Missouri Pork Association hosted the 20th annual Missouri Pork Classic on June 25, 2019, at Columbia’s L.A. Nickell Golf Course. This year’s tournament was a tremendous success, assembling a total of thirty-six teams comprised of area producers and industry representatives.

September 23, 2019

Applications Open for 2020 Pork Industry Scholarship

Columbia, Mo.,— The Missouri Pork Association is now accepting applications for the 2020 Youth Pork Ambassador Program. The program allows students to actively interact with leaders in Missouri’s pork industry and receive a $1,000 scholarship, payable to any technical school, community college, or a four year institution. The Ambassador will not only be awarded a […]

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November 11, 2019

Veteran’s Day

The Missouri Pork Association will be closed in observance of Veteran’s Day.

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