Successful farmers. Enriched lives.

Whether you are in the business of producing pork, or you value delicious and nutritious pork products, the Iowa Pork Producers Association is working for your interests. We promote pork products, educate consumers and pork producers about human nutrition and animal care, and serve as a leading voice for a socially responsible and globally competitive pork industry. Iowa is the number one pork producing state in the U.S. and our work leads to Successful farmers and Enriched lives.

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“I have yet to meet a problem that hog farmers can’t roll up their sleeves and fix. IPPA helps us work together to get that done.”

- Mike Paustian, farmer from Walcott, Iowa

“I am so proud of the way county pork producer organizations stepped up and delivered for Iowans in a time of need.”

- Trish Cook, Iowa Pork's past president and farmer from Winthrop, Iowa

“We look at ways that we can be advocates and leaders not only in the pork industry, but in our local communities, too.”

- Jeb Gent, Ames, Iowa Pork Leadership Academy graduate

“I’m doing brunch for Christmas this year, and the Breakfast Pockets will be on the menu.”

- Evonne Knish of Faribault, Minn., on Iowa Pork’s pork recipes

“The student research poster project has both really deep bench-top science being done, as well as good, applied practical research.”

- Chris Rademacher, DVM; Iowa State University Extension Swine Specialist