Amanda Noyce and Heather Rossow man the National Hog Farmer booth at the Iowa Pork Congress.
Eldon McAfee discussed practical aspects related to compliance with Iowa Department of Natural Resources regulations. He provided an update on state and federal regulatory actions.
The registration desks were busy as pork producers came to spend the day at the Iowa Pork Congress.
Iowa Pork Queen contestants waiting for their appointments with the judges!
Iowa Pork Congress is the largest winter swine trade show in the United States.
Folks were testing equipment on the trade show floor.
These future pork producers were checking out the farrowing stalls.
The Iowa Pork Congress annually attracts approximately 5,000 visitors.
Around 300 companies are promoting products and services in more than 500 tradeshow booths.
The Iowa Pork Congress Trade Show is a great place to see products first-hand.
The 41st annual Iowa Pork Congress welcomes all producers, contract feeders and pork industry employees.
Company representatives welcome producer questions on the Iowa Pork Congress Trade Show floor.
The Iowa Pork Congress trade show is sponsored by the Iowa Pork Producers Association.
Even the escalators follow the pork production theme at the Iowa Pork Congress.
A panel of producers, researchers and industry representatives shared their experiences with alternative sow housing methods.
Iowa Pork Queen contestants are judged on their interviewing and communication skills.
Twelve queen candidates and five ambassador contestants were sharing their knowledge of the pork industry during fierce competition.
Pork producers have a chance to network during Iowa Pork Congress.
National Hog Farmer sponsored the economic outlook session at the Iowa Pork Congress. National Hog Farmer Editor Dale Miller addressed session attendees.
Well-known economist Steve Meyer spoke to a full house during the economic outlook session at Iowa Pork Congress.
National Hog Farmer staff worked the trade show floor at the 2013 Iowa Pork Congress in Des Moines in January. See photo updates from the show.
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