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2017 World Pork Expo

2017 World Pork Expo2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA. From the PORK Academy were several presentations on the Pork Quality Initiative (What Ever Happened To Old Fashioned Taste And Tenderness? and Understanding Color, Ph, and Marbling) and how social media is used on pork farms (Social Media in Pork Production). Additional presentations shared the environmentals and economics of swine.

What Is Social Media in Pork Production?

Social Media in Pork Production - PORK AcademySocial Media in Pork Production - PORK Academy Erin Brenneman (Brenneman Farms), Logan Thornton (2017 Pig Farmer of Tomorrow), and Brad Greenway (2017 America's Pig Farmer of the Year) each share their experience of connecting with people outside of agriculture, telling their farm, family, and food story. Each panelist highlights their approach to social media and what kinds of topics they talk about [video].

Earning Consumer Trust

Farm to Fork: Healthy Animals, Healthy Food, Healthy PeopleFarm to Fork: Healthy Animals, Healthy Food, Healthy People Dr. Justin Ransom (Customer-Focused Supply Chain Strategist at McDonald's), Dr. Tamika Sims (International Food Information Council Foundation), and Dr. Carissa Odland (Pipestone Veterinary Services) each present a view on the farm to fork path of today and into the future.

Dr. Ransom shares the view of the supply chain and its evolution. Dr. Sims shares consumer focused feedback on food & health. And Dr. Odland shares examples of how producers can earn the trust of the consumers [video].

Dr. Justin Ransom, Dr. Tamika Sims, and Dr. Carissa Odland - Farm to Fork: Healthy Animals, Healthy Food, Healthy People


Farm to Fork: Healthy Animals, Healthy Food, Healthy People - Dr. Justin Ransom, Customer-Focused Supply Chain Strategist at McDonald's; Dr. Tamika Sims, International Food Information Council Foundation; Dr. Carissa Odland, Pipestone Veterinary Services, from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Chris Rademacher - Veterinary Feed Directive - PORK Academy


Veterinary Feed Directive - PORK Academy - Dr. Chris Rademacher, Iowa State University, from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Tim Safranski - Walking Through Sow Housing and Tools Available - PORK Academy


Walking Through Sow Housing and Tools Available - PORK Academy - Dr. Tim Safranski, University of Missouri, from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Erin Brenneman, Logan Thornton, Brad Greenway - Social Media in Pork Production - PORK Academy


Social Media in Pork Production - PORK Academy - Erin Brenneman, Brenneman Farms; Logan Thornton, 2017 Pig Farmer of Tomorrow; Brad Greenway, 2017 America's Pig Farmer of the Year, from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Pam Zaabel, Dr. Patrick Webb - Secure Pork Supply Implementation - PORK Academy


Secure Pork Supply Implementation - PORK Academy - Dr. Pam Zaabel, Iowa State University; Dr. Patrick Webb, National Pork Board, from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Everett L. Forkner - Pork Quality Initiative - What Ever Happened To Old Fashioned Taste And Tenderness? - PORK Academy


Pork Quality Initiative - What Ever Happened To Old Fashioned Taste And Tenderness? - PORK Academy - Everett L. Forkner, Owner and President of Forkner Farms Inc., from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Jim Compart, Dr. Steve Larsen - Pork Quality Initiative - Understanding Color, Ph, and Marbling - PORK Academy


Pork Quality Initiative - Understanding Color, Ph, and Marbling - PORK Academy - Jim Compart, Compart Family Farms; Dr. Steve Larsen, National Pork Board, from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.

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