The Missouri Pork Association welcomes producers, suppliers and distributors to the 2022 Missouri Pork Expo. The two-day event promotes the pork industry, educates youth and adults and distributes information from current research. The Expo begins the morning of Tuesday, February 8 and runs through Wednesday afternoon, February 9 at the Margaritaville Lake Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri.

 

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.

 

Don’t miss the state’s largest swine-specific trade show, with over 100 booths representing all facets of the pork industry, educational sessions, great meals and limitless networking opportunities. Register now!

January 18, 2022

Missouri’s Pork Industry Meating the Challenge

Columbia, Mo.,—The Missouri Pork Association welcomes producers, suppliers and distributors to the 2022 Missouri Pork Expo. The two-day event promotes the pork industry, educates youth and adults and distributes information from current research. The Expo begins the morning of Tuesday, February 8 and runs through Wednesday afternoon, February 9 at the Margaritaville Lake Resort in […]

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