Producers looking for alternative outlets for their pork products can attend the second annual pork checkoff-sponsored niche marketing conference.

“NichePORK…The Other Opportunity” conference will be Aug. 27 at the Scheman Auditorium at Iowa State University in Ames.

Talks focus on financing and grant opportunities; verification, certification and labeling requirements; processing and marketing, and a marketing opportunities producer panel. The all-day conference also includes an afternoon trade show.

The conference costs $20 before Aug. 15 and $25 after that date. For more information or to register, contact the Iowa Pork Producers Association at 800-372-7675.