Columbia, MO, February 3, 2021 — Marcus Belshe, chairman of the Missouri Pork Association (MPA), presented the Outstanding Legislator Award to Senator Caleb Rowden (R-19th District) during the 2021 Missouri Pork Expo on February 2. Senator Rowden was chosen for his outstanding support of the Missouri Pork Association, the Missouri pork industry and all of agriculture.
“Senator Rowden reaches across the isle to bring practicality and common sense to the legislative process, said Belshe. “He is a strong advocate for agriculture, the pork industry and doing what’s right for all Missourians.”
Over the years, his leadership has been instrumental in securing legislation that ensures a level playing field for Missouri agriculture.
Pork producers from across the state attended the 2021 Missouri Pork Expo held in Osage Beach, Missouri on February 2-3. Highlights included a trade show, educational sessions and guest speakers.