Live hogs are on display in the swine barn throughout Expo week, as the World Pork Expo Junior National kicked off on June 6. Hosted by the by the National Junior Swine Association and Team Purebred, the Junior National offers a Skillathon, judging contests and certification programs.
World Pork Expo doesn't just happen. A full-year of planning goes into the annual event, and companies take a lot of time to make sure their displays are just right for the 20,000 visitors from around the world who will visit the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.
Fair Oaks Farm provides an escape to the country and a welcoming environment for the public to learn about modern farming practices. Over 110,000 visitors came to Fair Oaks, Ind., to reconnect with the family farm.