Search is Underway for 2017 National Pig Farmer of the Year

Search is Underway for 2017 National Pig Farmer of the Year

The search is underway for the 2017 National Pig Farmer of the Year. Pork Checkoff spokesperson Cindy Cunningham says the Pork Checkoff recognizes the best-of-the-best with this program…

 

This program opens the barn doors and shows consumers what happens on pig farms…

 

To be eligible, a pork producer must be at least 30 years old as of January 1, 2017. Pig farmers can nominate themselves or nominate others. Complete rules of the award program and applications are available at Americas pig farmer-dot-com (www.americaspigfarmer.com).

For more information, producers can contact the Pork Checkoff Service Center. Go to Pork-dot org or call 800-456-PORK.


A native of the Texas Panhandle, Rhonda was born and raised on a cotton farm where she saw cotton farming evolve from ditch irrigation to center pivot irrigation and harvest trailers to modules. After graduating from Texas Tech University, she got her start in radio with KGNC News Talk 710 in Amarillo, Texas.