Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns announced that Roy Henry, Longford, Kan., has been appointed to serve a one-year term on the National Pork Board. Henry was selected from eight pork producers nominated and ranked by the National Pork Act Delegate Body during its annual meeting in March.

Henry will join the Pork Board in Chicago Aug. 28-29 to discuss the Board’s budget and Plan of Work process; it’s anticipatory issues management process; and the work it is doing in the area of animal care. Nationally, Henry serves on the Pork Checkoff’s Pork Safety Committee. He also has served on the Environmental Committee, the Pork Quality Solutions Committee and the Air Quality Committee. 

Henry is the owner of a farrow-to-finish hog operation, Henry’s LTD., and markets 25,000 hogs per year.

Source: NPB