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.
North America's largest winter swine trade show returns Jan. 24–25! Check out this year's speakers and activities.
Iowa Pork Foundation hosts annual event during Iowa Pork Congress to support youth scholarships.
Plan a road trip to try this year's winning sandwich!
Search for a pork recipe you will love serving to family and friends.
Iowa pig farmers not only take care of their animals, but also the environment and their communities.
“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, IPPA 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, IPLA Graduate
“I’m doing brunch for Christmas this year, and the Breakfast Pockets will be on the menu.”
- Evonne Knish of Faribault, MN on IPPA’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
“SIP is a valuable and critical piece of our business.”
- Heidi Vittetoe, Farmer from Washington, Iowa