Nominate your favorite tenderloin!

IPPA is launching the 15th annual Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin Contest on April 19 and and invites you to nominate your favorite tenderloin restaurant, café or pub. You can click on the graphic above, submit nominations here or by using the form in the May issue of the Iowa Pork Producer magazine. The nomination process closes on June 7. Nominations are limited to one per household.


Never miss a heat: Build a better boar bachelor pad

When it comes to finding open sows in a gestation pen, you can’t find a better tool for the job than a healthy boar. But the traditional practice of walking a boar is time consuming and potentially dangerous. One way to improve the safety and efficiency of heat detection in a group sow housing facility is automated heat detection technology.

The We Care Responsible Pork Initiative

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Every day, the efforts of Iowa hog farmers and all those associated with pork production on farms across America demonstrate care and concern for how pigs are cared for and how pork is produced. The adoption of a statement of ethical principles calls attention to producers’ responsibilities to uphold the highest standards and maintain the public’s trust.

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The Iowa Pork Producers Association is an industry-inclusive organization whose mission is to provide a unified voice to promote and educate for a sustainable, socially responsible, profitable and globally competitive pork industry.