February 21-22, 2023

Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake of the Ozarks
494 Tan Tar A Drive
State Road KK
Osage Beach, MO  65065
Group Rate: $112 single/double (The group code is “PORK”)
  Reservations must be made by February 3, 2023 to receive the group rate.
  When making reservations, please inform the hotel staff that you are with the Missouri Pork Expo.

Visit https://irm.margaritavilleresortlakeoftheozarks.com/irmng/#/login?target=login&type=group  to reserve your room.


Online Registration is Now Closed. Please register on site Tuesday morning.

When you register online, you can chose to send a check, pay at the door, or pay with Paypal/Credit Card. IF you wish to pay with credit card but do NOT have a Paypal account, please mark Send a Check, then call the MPA Office at 573-445-8375 to pay with credit card. We apologize for any confusion.


Expo Barbecue Lunch 2-21-23 – $10
  Must purchase lunch ticket to redeem for meal. Lunch is free to students.

Non-Exhibiting Supplier Registration – $50
  Companies who do not produce hogs and send representatives to the Missouri Pork Expo to conduct business without purchasing a booth in the company’s name must pay $50 per person.

Pork Industry Banquet (2-21-23) – $65
  $55 if purchased prior to the Expo.

Pork Leadership Breakfast (2-22-23) – $75
  $65 if purchased prior to the Expo.



Exhibitor Information:

RESERVE your spot today for the ONE-DAY trade show on Tuesday, February 21. Visit http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=udj4cobab&oeidk=a07ejenwnlj6b5ce79b to register and pay online. Please contact Diane Slater at 573-445-8375 or diane@mopork.com with any questions.

Click Here for a List of Exhibitors!


Monday, February 20, 2023
6:30 pm MPA Board of Directors Dinner (invitation only)
Sponsored by the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council,
National Pork Board and National Pork Producers Council


Tuesday, February 21, 2023
8:00 am Registration Open
Sponsored by Ag Property Solutions
Expo Program sponsored by Purina Animal Nutrition (available at registration)
Hospitality/Trade Show Open
Hospitality Sponsored by The Parks Companies
Bacon provided by Tyson – Wright Brand Bacon
8:30 am Silent Auction Open
Sponsored by Nedap Livestock Management
8:45 am Pork/Hog Economic Outlook for 2023
Sponsored by the MFA, Inc.
    Dr. Steve Meyer – Partners for Production Agriculture
9:30 am In the Show Ring – Show Me Quality Assurance
Sponsored by Heimer Hampshires
Scavenger Hunt Sponsored by FCS Financial
    Dr. Marcia Shannon – University of Missouri
Heather Conrow – University of Missouri Extension
10:00 am FFA Pork Speaking Contest
Sponsored by PigTek, Chore-Time
10:00 am How Legislative & Regulatory Changes Can Impact Producers
Sponsored by Climate LLC
    Jeff Browning – Allied Engineering Services
Robert Brundage – Brundage Environmental & Agricultural Law
Heather Peters – Missouri Department of Natural Resources
11:15 am Sustainability: Keep Farmers Farming
Sponsored JBS Live Pork
    Dr. Sarah Klopatek – JBS
Marguerite Tan – National Pork Board
11:00 am Expo Lunch ($10)
Barbecue by Lynch Livestock, Inc.
Ice Cream by Midwest Dairy Association
1:00 pm In the Show Ring
Sponsored by Heimer Hampshires
2:00 pm University of Missouri Extension Hot Topics
Sponsored by Stutsman Inc.
Moderator – Dr. Tim Safranski – University of Missouri
Toxic Issues Concerning Water and Waste
    Tim Evans, DVM – University of Missouri
Coming to a Swine Barn Near You, Gene Editing: Perspectives from Two Scientists
Dr. Kiho Lee – University of Missouri
Dr. Bethany Redel – University of Missouri
4:00 pm Expo Reception
Beer/Soda Sponsored by The Parks Companies
Snacks sponsored by Agri-Systems
5:30 pm Reception
Sponsored by Missouri Corn Merchandising Council
6:00 pm Pork Industry Banquet, Missouri Wine & Spirits Tasting ($65)
Sponsored by the Pork Checkoff
Wine by the Missouri Wine and Grape Board
Spirits by Missouri Distillers
7:30 pm Pork Industry Fundraising Auction
Sponsored by Zoetis
9:30 pm Evening Hospitality Room
Sponsored by FCS Financial


Wednesday, February 22, 2023
7:30 am Pork Leadership Breakfast ($75)
Sponsored by Enterprise Bank and Trust, National Pork Producers Council, Smithfield Hog Production Division Midwest Region and Wiechman Pig Co.
Keynote Speaker: Jim Wiesemeyer – Pro Farmer
10:00 am MPA Board of Directors Meeting
Open to all producers

Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim
12:00 pm MPA Board Meeting Lunch (invitation only)
Sponsored by the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council


Missouri Pork Expo Sponsors



Pork Checkoff