Iowa Pork Producers Association

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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.

Iowa Pork Congress
Dec 10, 2019

2020 Iowa Pork Congress Registration Now Open

Iowa Pork Congress keynote speaker Andy Curliss, CEO of the NC Pork Council, will discuss how a significant, coordinated effort is threatening animal agriculture, not only in his state, but across the country.

HOG Award
Nov 29, 2019

HOG Awards Presented at Iowa High School State Football Championships

Six Iowa high school football players took home first-year awards at the 2019 Iowa High School State Football Championships. Hog of the Game (HOG) awards went to the outstanding offensive lineman in each of the games.

Oct 01, 2019

Finalists Named for Iowa's 2019 Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin

Finalists include: Big Al's BBQ in Des Moines; Night Hawk Bar & Grill in Slater; The Pub at the Pinicon in New Hampton; Stumble Inn in Bradford; and West Side Family Restaurant in Grinnell.