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.

August 19, 2019

Results from the 2019 Missouri State Fair Growth & Quality Barrow Classic

Columbia, Mo.,—Over 30 hogs from across the state were entered in the Growth & Quality Barrow Classic at the 2019 Missouri State Fair. The Classic was sponsored by the Missouri Pork Association, University of Missouri Extension and the Missouri Department of Agriculture.   The overall winner went to Everett Forkner from Vernon County for his […]

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September 2, 2019

Labor Day

The Missouri Pork Association will be closed for Labor Day.

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