Key seminars being offered at 2018 Iowa Pork Congress

The Iowa Pork Producers Association has lined up several important business seminars for pig farmers and other attendees at the 2018 Iowa Pork Congress in Des Moines.

The 46th annual convention and trade show will be held Jan. 24 and 25 at the Iowa Events Center and all of the educational opportunities are offered at no additional cost to attendees.

IPPA is committed to offering seminars on the timely subjects and issues of greatest importance to pig farmers and the industry at Pork Congress. The swine industry’s leading experts will present sessions on regulations, manure and cover crops, prices and profitability and foreign animal disease, as well as several others. The seminars are offered at no additional charge.

In addition to the seminars, producers can obtain or renew certification in the pork industry’s PQA Plus and TQA program as well as manure application.

All seminars and training sessions are held in the lower level of Hy-Vee Hall at the Iowa Events Center. Seminars are funded by the Pork Checkoff.

The Iowa Pork Congress is open to all pork producers, allied business partners and others involved in the pork industry. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 24 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 25.

Admission at the door is $10 for those not preregistered.

For more information, contact the Iowa Pork Producers Association at 515-225-7675, 800-372-7675 or visit