Iowa Pork Producers Association

Articles By Iowa Pork Producers Association

Trish Cook IPPA
Apr 20, 2020

Iowa Pork Producers Donate Pork to Food Banks as Need Surges

COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and business closures have left many Iowa workers jobless, and food banks in the state are scrambling to keep up with a surge in demand. Iowa pork producers are stepping up to help.

Whatcha Smokin sandwich
Apr 06, 2020

Whatcha Smokin? BBQ + Brew Wins 2020 Pulled Pork Madness

Find out more about the 2020 winner of Pulled Pork Madness, a bracket-style social media contest presented by the Iowa Pork Producers Association.

Mar 06, 2020

Pulled Pork Madness Nomination Period Now Open

Bracket-style contest lets pork fans choose Iowa's best pulled pork sandwich.

Judging Contest
Feb 04, 2020

Youth Swine Judging Contest Awards $4,500 in Scholarships

Iowa Pork Producers Association Youth Swine Judging Contest encourages kids to get excited about the pork industry and awards top competitors with $4,500 in scholarships.

IPPA Master Seedstock Producer Owens
Feb 03, 2020

Iowa Father-Son Duo Takes Home Master Seedstock Producer Award

Bill Owen and his son, Bob, were named the 2019 Master Seedstock Award winners by the Iowa Purebred Swine Council during the Iowa Pork Congress held recently in Des Moines.

Iowa Master Pork Producers
Jan 29, 2020

IPPA Announces 2019 Master Pork Producers, Pork Partners

At the 2020 Iowa Pork Congress, the Iowa Pork Producers Association introduced the 2019 class of Master Pork Producers and Master Pork Partners.

Iowa Pork Youth Team
Jan 28, 2020

Abby Bean Crowned 2020 Iowa Pork Queen

The Iowa Pork Producers Association crowned Abby Bean as the 2020 Iowa Pork Queen and Alexis Berte and Caleb Hogan as pork ambassadors from a field of 13 contestants last week at Iowa Pork Congress.

Jan 27, 2020

Altoona Chef Wins Culinary Contest that Kicks Off Iowa Pork Congress

Chef Ben Hayes of the Peace of Cake Café at the Facebook facility in Altoona, Iowa, took home the 1st place honors at the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) Taste of Elegance competition.

Hogs (6)
Jan 02, 2020

2020 Iowa Pork Congress Announces Seminars and Training Courses

Topics from practical information to outlooks for future decision-making.