February 16, 2023
Minnesota pork producers will descend upon Mankato for the annual Pork Congress on Feb. 21-22 at the Mayo Clinic Event Center.
More than 240 exhibition spaces are spread throughout the center, offering attendees plenty of room to roam to meet with company representatives. In addition to the trade show, producers can attend a number of seminars over the two days.
A complete schedule of seminars can be found online. Some highlights include:
demographic considerations of workforce shortages
panel discussion on sustainability through the pork and ag value chain
2023 hog market outlook
Official business of the Minnesota Pork Board and the Minnesota Pork Producers Association takes place on Feb. 20, as each organization holds its annual meeting that afternoon. The MPB annual meeting is at 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., and the MPPA annual meeting follows at 3 to 5 p.m.
The best of Minnesota’s pork industry will be honored at an invitation-only awards reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 20. Annual awards recognize Environmental Steward of the Year, Swine Manager of the Year, Family of the Year, Pork Promoter of the Year, Distinguished Service and Legislator of Distinction.
More information can be found on the Minnesota Pork Congress website.
The Minnesota Pork Board and Minnesota Pork Producers Association contributed the information for this article.
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