High school swine curriculum

If you are an educator looking to teach students about agriculture, we offer several resources that can give students a thorough overview of the pork industry:

Animal U — A curriculum developed at Iowa State University introducing students to animal care, animal welfare, animal health, animal behavior, anatomy, reproduction, genetics, nutrition, and more.

Destination Pork — A two-part curriculum designed to introduce high school students to the broad range of career pathways in the pork industry!

Iowa Ag Literacy Foundation

Life Cycle of a Market Pig — Leaflet takes you on the journey of a pig’s life cycle.

Virtual barn tour

For additional tools, contact Joyce Hoppes, consumer information director at the Iowa Pork Producers Association, at (515) 225-7675 or jhoppes@iowapork.org.