Applications are now being accepted for the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Missouri Pork Association. Previous Association management and/or related industry management experience is desired.

This is a full-time position officed in Columbia, Missouri. Successful candidate will report to the Board of Directors and manage the Association’s promotion, education, research as well as government and public policy activities. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

For confidential consideration, all interested candidates are requested to submit a one-page statement of interest, with salary expectations, and an updated resume to:  Applications are requested by October 15, 2023.

Applications may also be sent to:
Adam Dohrman, Chairman
14535 Higgins Rd
Houstonia, MO  65333

For additional information, call Adam at 660-641-6523.

Dr. Ron Plain, professor emeritus and extension economist in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Missouri- Columbia, was recognized as National Pork Board’s Distinguished Service Award recipient at the 2023 Pork Forum.

Over 30 hogs from across the state were entered in the Growth & Quality Barrow Classic at the 2023 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 Sawyer Bolinger from Boone County for a Duroc barrow weighing 307 lbs. and a 0.642 FFLG lb. per day. Morgan Baker from Cooper County received second with a Poland China barrow weighing 316 lbs. and a 0.59 FFLG lb. per day. The Overall Grand Champion winner received $1,006 in prize money and the Reserve Champion received $587 in prize money. Additional prize money was awarded to the top ten carcass placings.