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7/6/2015
Governor signs bill allocating funds for state water quality initiative
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship received nearly $10 million to continue water quality efforts.

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7/6/2015
JBS USA agrees to purchase Cargill Pork
The deal is subject to regulatory review and approval.

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6/30/2015
Iowa, U.S. swine herd continues to grow
The swine inventory continues to rebound from PEDV.

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6/30/2015
Iowa producer donates 22 tons of pork to rural food pantries
The 820 cases of pork loin roasts will provide 234,700 servings to needy Iowans.

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6/23/2015
Large crowds talk ag at Des Moines Farmers’ Market
Hog farmer Leon Sheets and other Central Iowa farmers visited with consumers about what they do.

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6/23/2015
April pork export volume rebounds
U.S. pork exports reached their highest monthly volume in more than a year in April.

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6/23/2015
International visitors experience Iowa agriculture
Visitors from 13 countries learned more about American agriculture on a farm near Prairie City.

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6/8/2015
Iowan elected president of National Pork Board
Derrick Sleezer of Cherokee began a one-year term on June 3.

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6/8/2015
IPPA pork slider contest winner featured at local wine event
Nearly 500 people enjoyed a pork slider recipe called 'The Pig Ate My Granny."

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6/8/2015
27th World Pork Expo a success
The two-and-a-half-day event drew people from more than 40 countries.

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5/29/2015
Representatives from 41 countries to attend World Pork Expo next week
An estimated 20,000 people are expected to attend the world's largest pork-specific tradeshow and activities in Des Moines.

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5/27/2015
Past IPPA president appointed to Pork Board
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the appointment of Bill Tentinger yesterday.

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5/14/2015
Major pork processing facility planned for NW Iowa
The plant is expected to process three million head of hogs a year.

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5/7/2015
March pork exports show positive momentum
Export volume hit an eleven-month high in March.

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4/22/2015
Hog farmers use Earth Day to celebrate decades of improvement
New EPA report shows industry's commitment to natural resources and the environment.

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4/17/2015
NARMS reports show decrease in resistant bacteria on meat
The reports focus on foodborne pathogens that display resistance to antibiotics.

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4/17/2015
Iowa Food & Family Project cooks up new conversations about food and farming
Consumer-focused activities will help build confidence in our farms and food system.

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4/17/2015
February pork exports show improvement
Despite continued West Coast port problems, pork exports climbed 8 percent over January.

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3/31/2015
IPPA culinary contests bring out best in pork entrees
Contests have been held in Council Bluffs and Ankeny this month.

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3/31/2015
Iowa pig crop grows 3 percent during first quarter
Iowa's swine inventory stood at 20.4 million head on March 1.

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