As the 2016 World Pork Expo kicks off, here are the events, activities and seminars scheduled:
Wednesday, June 8
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Trade show
Agriculture Building, Varied Industries Building, outdoor space and hospitality tents
Other activities
  • Business Seminars, sponsored by HAMLET PROTEIN and Tonisity, Inc.
  • PORK Academy, sponsored by the Pork Checkoff
  • International Visitors Center, sponsored by Pig International / Watt Publishing
  • The Big Grill, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • National Swine Registry – America’s Best Genetics Alley
  • World Pork Expo Junior National skillathon quiz
  • Children’s activities – face painting and balloon sculpting, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • New Product Tour, sponsored by National Hog Farmer
  • TQA Training at 9:30 a.m. – Noon
  • PQA Plus® training at 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • World Pork Open Golf Tournament, Otter Creek Golf Course, Ankeny, Iowa
Thursday, June 9
 
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Trade show
Agriculture Building, Varied Industries Building, outdoor space and hospitality tents
Other activities
  • Business Seminars, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
  • PORK Academy, sponsored by the Pork Checkoff
  • International Visitors Center, sponsored by Pig International / Watt Publishing
  • The Big Grill, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • National Swine Registry – America’s Best Genetics Alley
  • Children’s activities – face painting and balloon sculpting, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • New Product Tour, sponsored by National Hog Farmer
  • PQA Plus® training at 9:15 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • World Pork Open Clay Target Championship, New Pioneer Gun Club, Waukee, Iowa
  • MusicFest performances starting at 4:30 p.m., Grand Avenue
Friday, June 10
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Trade show
Agriculture Building, Varied Industries Building, outdoor space and hospitality tents
Other activities
  • National Swine Registry – America’s Best Genetics Alley
  • World Pork Expo Junior National judging contests
  • World Pork Expo Junior National awards ceremony
  • The Big Grill, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Children’s activities – face painting and balloon sculpting, 10 a.m. – noon
  • New Product Tour, sponsored by National Hog Farmer
World Pork Expo kicks off