The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) elected new officers and board members at National Pork Industry Forum, Dallas, TX.

Swaledale, IA, pork producer Job Caspers is the new NPPC president. He is co-owner of Pleasant Valley Pork Corp., a farrow-to-finish operation that markets 20,000 hogs annually.

Keith Berry, Greencastle, IN, pork producer, is the new NPPC president-elect. He owns a 125-sow, farrow-to-finish operation with his son. He also farms 1,500 acres of corn and soybeans.

Tyler, MN, pork producer Don Buhl is the new NPPC vice president. He owns Buhl’s Ridge View Farms, Inc.

New members of the NPPC board of directors are: Charlie Arnot, pork producer member of the board from Kansas City, MO; Bryan Black, Canal Winchester, OH, pork producer, and Terry Holton, Shawnee Mission, KS, Seaboard Farms.