The University of Missouri Pork Institute is an intensive three-day educational program. Its goal is to instruct young people in profitable pork production, introduce them to the latest technological developments and train them to be leaders in the U.S. pork industry.혻 Participants will compete for two $500 college scholarships.


Students selected to attend the 2017 University of Missouri Pork Institute included:


Bailey Martin – Salem (Scholarship Winner)

Ryan Siegel – Otterville (Scholarship Winner)

Aly Francis – Paris

Charlotte Lloyd – Windsor

Gabe Ruehling – Perryville

Justin Schroeder – Grandin

Macey Stueve – Frohna

Riley Walton – Hawk Point

Savannah Johnson – Kimberling City

Tess Crouch – Troy

Trenton Bagby – Adrian


This year’s activities included: tours of Triumph Foods Processing Plant, vet college diagnostics lab and the Missouri Pork Association headquarters.

2017 Pork Institue Scholarship Winners Bailey Martin and Ryan Siegel.
A highlight of the Institute is the tour of the Triumph Processing Plant in St. Joseph.



For More Information, Contact:

Dr. Marcia Shannon University of Missouri-Columbia S-133 Animal Science Center Columbia, MO 65211 (573) 882-7859

Missouri Pork Association 6235 W. Cunningham Dr. Columbia, MO 65202 (573) 445-8375