The Missouri Pork Association is looking for a competent, organized, cheerful and dependable Administrative Assistant to help with the organization and running of daily operations. Click below for job description and application details.

Manure produced from pigs is a valuable nutrient source for crops and an important component of the pork industry’s sustainability story. However, manure has a downside. It produces gases that can be harmful to people and pigs as it breaks down.

The four main gases produced from manure are hydrogen sulfide, methane, ammonia and carbon dioxide.1 In high concentrations, each of these gases may be harmful and even cause death. Safety must be a top priority when manure is being handled from a manure pit or lagoon.


Are you interested in the future of pork production, new technologies, or want to be a leader in the pork industry and are still in high school? Then the 2022 University of Missouri Pork Institute is your answer. The Pork Institute will be held June 13-15 on the MU campus. The registration fee of $100 covers materials, meals, dormitory lodging (air-conditioned, Christian Campus House) and planned field trips. As an attendee, you are responsible for your travel costs to and from Columbia.

May 6, 2022

Winners Announced in Inaugural FFA Swine Facility Management Contest

Columbia, Mo.,—On May 5, the Missouri Pork Association, National Pork Board and the University of Missouri held the first-of-its-kind FFA Swine Facility Management Contest in Columbia, Missouri. The Schuyler FFA Chapter received first place in this hands-on event that focused on real-world jobs in the pork industry. Schuyler FFA team members included Jarrett Groseclose, MaKinley […]

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May 30, 2022

Memorial Day

The Missouri Pork Association will be closed for Memorial Day on May 30.

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