NPPC hires new CEO

IARN — The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) announced Bryan Humphreys as the organization’s new chief executive officer, effective Dec. 21, 2021, following the retirement of long-time leader Neil Dierks. Humphreys brings years of experience in the pork industry with him, including his time as a former NPPC employee, state association executive and National Pork Board senior vice president, as well as outside the industry as a campaign operative, lobbyist and business owner. Read more


Iowa Cattle Industry Leadership Summit to be held Dec 15th & 16th

IARN — As the combines and tractors grow silent, meeting season is upon us. It is a time for producers to get together, talk about the year that was, make plans for another year, and talk about the issues that are important to their operation. That is what will be happening when the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association hosts the Iowa Cattle Leadership Summit in Altoona. Read more