Press Releases

Pulling for Pork in D.C.


SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Eleven representatives from the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) traveled to Washington, D.C. for two days as part of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Legislative Action Conference. Their conversations...
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IPPA Internship Applications Live Now


SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – The Illinois Pork Producers Association is recruiting for the 2020 State Ambassador Internship. This individual will serve as a representative of the association and the pork industry during the upcoming year.   The...
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Becoming a Swientist Youth Event


The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is teaming up with Ohio State University to host a biosecurity workshop titled “Becoming a Swientist” at the 2019 Illinois State Fair. All junior swine exhibitors are welcome to join us for...
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IL Livestock Leadership Institute Cultivates Youth in Agriculture


Together, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) and Illinois Beef Association (IBA), hosted the inaugural Illinois Livestock Leadership Institute (ILLI) this June to cultivate youth who are interested in the respective industries, or...
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IL Pork Producers Give USMEF $30K to Promote Pork in Korea


SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – As the fall season approaches, Illinois pig farmers are facing numerous hurdles. This includes market uncertainty, costly challenges due to trade disputes, vulnerability to foreign animal diseases, and a labor...
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Christmas In July Pork Gift to Foodbanks


Pork donation to provide more than 3,000 servings to those in need in Illinois SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – As part of the Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA), along with the...
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Emington Pig Farmer Donates Ground Pork to Local Pant


Emington Pig Farmer Donates Ground Pork to Local Pantry   PONTIAC, ILL. – A local pig farmer recently gifted the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry-Pontiac with over 300 pounds of ground pork. The donation was generously provided by Haag...
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