The 2013 World Pork Expo offered limitless opportunities for pork industry enthusiasts! From the trade show to the youth swine show, and educational seminars and news conferences to the Music Fest, the event offered something for everyone in Des Moines this year.
1. Something for Everyone
In spite of gloomy weather (and a few raindrops) World Pork Expo visitors made the most of the opportunity to visit both indoor and outdoor exhibits on the first day of the event.
2. Exhibits both Inside and Out
There were many exhibits, both inside and outside, making up the 2013 World Pork Expo Trade Show.
3. Checking out the Trade Show
Producers took advantage of the opportunity to learn more about equipment, products and services.
4. The Big Grill
Pork producer volunteers manned the Big Grill on Wednesday at World Pork Expo.
5. Manning the Big Grill
There is no excuse for going hungry at World Pork Expo! Tama County, IA, producers prepared to feed a hungry crowd at the Big Grill.
6. Youth Swine Show
Future pork producers have been taking part in the youth swine shows during World Pork Expo.
7. Something for Everyone
There was something for everyone at the 2013 World Pork Expo!
8. Wind Power
Expo visitors learned more about wind power at the Dakota Turbines booth.
9. Visit National Hog Farmer Booth No. 623!
National Hog Farmer staff members Amanda Noyce, Joe Vansickle and Heather Rossow greeted visitors to the National Hog Farmer booth.
10. Most Promising New Product
Visitors to the National Hog Farmer booth can vote for the Producers' Choice Award for the most promising new product introduced to the pork industry during the past year.
11. Trade Show Talk
The World Pork Expo Trade Show is a great place to ask questions (and kick a few tires).
12. Dale Miller is Presented Chester White Lifetime Service Award
National Hog Farmer Editor Dale Miller received the Chester White Association's Lifetime Service Award during World Pork Expo.
13. Powerhouse Swine Reporting Siblings
National Hog Farmer Editor Dale Miller and his sister, Marlys Miller are well-known pork industry journalists. Dale received the Chester White Association's Lifetime Service Award during World Pork Expo.
14. World Pork Expo Swine Shows
World Pork Expo swine shows drew a standing-room-only crowd.