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World Pork Expo Starts Wednesday In Des Moines

The World Pork Expo will be at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, starting on Wednesday.
Business seminars start Wednesday with a weather outlook by Iowa State University Extension Climatologist Elwynn Taylor and the economic outlook for hog producers with Paragon Economics’ Steve Meyer.

The Pork Checkoff’s Cindy Cunningham talks about the Pork Academy at World Pork Expo.

Cunningham talks about some of the “hot topics” that will be covered.

Cunningham says the World Pork Expo is not all work. She says you can sample some pretty innovative bacon treats at the Pork Checkoff’s Hospitality Tent.

An estimated 20,000 people from fifty countries will attend this week’s World Pork Expo – billed as the largest pork-specific trade show in the world. The World Pork Expo will be at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Wednesday through Friday. The cost is $15 for adults, $3 for kids age 6-11. More information is available on line at www.worldpork.org.