2013 Iowa Pork Congress

Featured Presentations

Helping Connect Pork With Consumers

Pork on the Menu!Pork on the Menu! A panel with chefs and food experts talks about how pork is thought of on menus and what chefs are doing to engage consumers around food with pork [video].

Nuisance Case And The Bottom Line?

Iowa Regulations & Nuisance Case UpdateIowa Regulations & Nuisance Case Update Eldon McAfee, Brick Gentry Law Firm, bring producers at the Iowa Pork Congress up to date on recent rulings with respect to nuisance cases. Eldon covered the specifics of new rulings and details what producers should be thinking about when they want to expand. Eldon also reviews cases in other states and how they may impact future litigation [video].

What Is The Pork Economic Outlook?

Prices and Profitability: Economic OutlookPrices and Profitability: Economic Outlook Dr. Steve Meyer, Kerns and Associates, provides a refresh on the current economics for the pork business. Dr. Meyer reminds the audience of the risks of foreign animal disease, trade policy and politics uncertainly, and prices if all the processing plants get full in 2019 [video].
2013 Iowa Pork CongressAt the Iowa Pork Congress there was great interest in the changing regulatory landscape encompassing FDA oversight of animal antibiotics (Dr. Jim McKean), to policies at the federal level (Dallas Hockman).

These issues will require close monitoring by your representative organizations and veterinary medical suppliers.

There was a special panel on Sow Housing Options that shares an overview of where the industry is today, in both research and production arenas.

These and other presentations from the Iowa Pork Congress made possible by the Iowa Pork Producers Association. If you see value, thank your representative for making these available and plan on attending the Iowa Pork Congress next January!

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