October is National Pork Month!

There are 147,000 Iowans working every day to make pork production in Iowa the envy of the world. Their jobs are spread over several sectors; farmers, of course, but also those who work in animal nutrition and health, transportation, equipment manufacturing, meat processing, food safety, and retail. The Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) salutes all those Iowans during #Porktober23.

Learn more about pork and the people who raise it!

Take it from these guys ...

The Iowa Pork Producers Association has partnered on a name, image and likeness deal with Iowa State Cyclones Myles Purchase, Tyler Moore, Tommy Hamann and Caleb Bacon.

Those last names strung together: Purchase Moore Hamann Bacon!

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Make a Cuban Sandwich Braid!

Pizza dough, shredded pork, ham, cheese, and a few other ingredients. Pop 'er in the oven, and you have a dinner for two or an easy appetizer!

Connect with ag, farmers and food!

ChopTalk with Laurie Johns looks at pig farming and the many ways it impacts food choices, the environment, and even the local and state economy.