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Farm Progress America, June 5, 2024

Mike Pearson takes a look at the World Pork Expo put on by the National Pork Producers in Des Moines, Iowa.

June 5, 2024

Mike Pearson tells listeners about the World Pork Expo and what it has to offer visitors starting today.

The World Pork Expo kicks off in Des Moines, Iowa today and will offer networking, education and the newest innovations in pork production.

Over 10,000 people including producers and ag professionals are set to visit the expo.

The World Pork Expo is the largest pork specific group gathering in the world.

Young producers between the ages of 17-22 will participate in the Pork Producers Advocate Meet. It will be an opportunity to learn how policy development is completed in a producer led group.

The winners will gain a $2,500 scholarship and a trip to Washington, D.C. to see policy making in person.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Mike Pearson, farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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