The 2020 Missouri Pork Expo will be held February 11-12 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia. Register now to learn and see the latest in the pork industry.

A new report from the National Pork Board digs into the growing short- and long-term protein needs facing China and how U.S. pork can position itself to meet that demand. The new report, Pork 2040: China Market Assessment, also reveals the impact that African swine fever (ASF) is having on both China’s short- and long-term protein needs and how the Chinese pork industry and supply chain will change as a result.

Today, the Missouri Pork Association, Smithfield Foods Inc., Prairie Fresh Pork and Missouri pig farmers teamed up to provide over 70,000 pounds of pork and $5,000 to Feeding Missouri. This donation is part of the annual Hams Across America program, which highlights the industry’s We CareSM ethical principles to contribute to a better way of life in local communities through pork product donations.


February 14, 2020

Six Students Compete in 2020 State Speech Finals

Columbia, Mo.,—Anderson Rogers, a student with the South Harrison FFA program, impressed the judges with his speech to win the FFA Pork Speaking Contest state finals, held on February 11 at the 2020 Missouri Pork Expo.   Anderson was one of six speakers to reach the state finals. Students qualified for the finals by winning […]

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