Press Releases

Sow Farm Tour Attracts Over 500 Visitors

4.27.2017

WENONA, Ill. - Sandy Creek Lane sow farm in Marshall County welcomed the community to an Open House on April 26. The farm, which consists of three barns, sits on five acres of land Northwest of Wenona and will be home to 5,600 sows. Once the farm is...
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Illinois Pork Producers Advocate for the Industry in Washington D.C.

4.17.2017

Illinois Pork Producers Advocate for the Industry in Washington D.C.  Springfield, Ill. – Five representatives from the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) traveled to Washington D.C. for two days as part of the National Pork...
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The Clark Family Adds Livestock to The Family Farm

4.7.2017

The Clark Family Adds Livestock to The Family Farm   ROSSVILLE, IL – Carl and Jody Clark, third generation farmers in Vermilion County, hosted an Open House for their two new 4,100 head wean to finish hog barns on April 6th. The...
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Illinois Pig Farmers Serve up BLT Sandwiches at the State Capitol

3.30.2017

Illinois Pig Farmers Serve up BLT Sandwiches at the State Capitol   Illinois Pork Producers Association members, from left, Alan Hays of Christian County, Chris West of Menard County, Brent Scholl of Lee County and Phil Borgic of...
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IL Pork Producers & IL Dept. of Agriculture Coordinate Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Crisis Drill in Springfield

3.28.2017

IL Pork Producers & IL Dept. of Agriculture Coordinate Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Crisis Drill in Springfield     Springfield, Ill. – The deliberate or accidental introduction of a highly contagious foreign animal disease,...
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