Branstad, Reynolds and Northey highlight statewide water quality efforts

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad announced this week that $3.8 million in cost share funds to help over 1,900 farmers install nutrient reduction practices have been obligated to farmers in 97 counties.

Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and Sec. of Agriculture Bill Northey joined Branstad in making the announcement at the Iowa State Fair during the governor’s weekly press conference.

Expert panel to judge pig farmer award finalists

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An expert panel of judges has been selected by the National Pork Board to judge the finalists in the 2016 America’s Pig Farmer of the Year AwardSM. The public can vote for a favorite pig farmer from Sept. 1-10. The winner will be announced on Oct. 11.

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.