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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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3/31/2015
Global food security symposium coming to Ames
A whole systems approach will be taken to examining the factors involved in learning how to feed the world now and in the future.

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3/18/2015
Family farms are focus of new agriculture census data
USDA says 97 percent of all Iowa and U.S. farms are family owned enterprises.

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3/17/2015
Port congestion, economic headwinds slow January pork exports
January pork exports fell 16 percent despite increased shipments to Korea and the Dominican Republic.

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3/17/2015
Silos & Smokestacks announces retirement of long-time president
Don Short will step down this summer after 14 years at the helm of Iowa's only national heritage area.

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3/16/2015
State announces funding of three watershed demo projects
The Iowa Pork Producers Association is one of 30 organizations supporting the projects.

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3/9/2015
Collaboration is the path forward for water quality
Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey urges cooperation in addressing water quality.

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3/3/2015
IPPA Regional Conferences provide key updates
Hog farmers heard from several experts on topics of interest.

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3/3/2015
IPPA launches new pork exhibit in Des Moines
The project is intended to help educated consumers about modern hog farming and how pork is raised.

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2/24/2015
Nominations sought for 2015 Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards
Nearly 220 Iowa farm families have been recognized since the award was established in 2012.

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2/16/2015
Northey receives national water quality award
The Iowa Secretary of Agriculture was honored for his work on the Iowa Water Quality Initiative.

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2/6/2015
Iowa hog farmer addresses Iowa newspaper luncheon
Washington hog farmer Heather Hora talked about the industry and her own pig farming business.

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2/4/2015
New Pork Youth Leadership Team announced
The Iowa Pork Queen, Princess and Youth Ambassador will represent the association at events throughout the year.

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