Minnesota Pork Congress Set for Jan. 16-18

The Minnesota Pork Congress at the Minneapolis Convention Center kicks off Jan. 16 with the Taste of Elegance Culinary Judging at 2:30 p.m., followed by the Taste of Elegance Culinary Awards at 6:30 p.m. at the Minneapolis Hilton.

At the show Jan. 17, an all-morning Custom Manure Applicators Workshop covering nitrate testing, manure value, business economics, business insurance and labor issues will be offered.

Morning sessions also include how to become a successful supervisor and a market outlook by John Lawrence of Iowa State University.

Afternoon program features “The Corn Conundrum: A Mini-Conference on the Use of Corn in the Pork Industry.” Topics include: