The Minnesota Pork Board Annual Meeting will take place on Nov. 30, beginning at 12:30 p.m. The site is the Best Western Hotel (Highway 169) in
All pork producers who have paid into the Mandatory Pork Checkoff Program are encouraged to attend MPB's Annual Meeting. The agenda includes election of pork producers to serve one-year terms on the MPB Executive Board. Pending USDA approval, these same individuals will serve as delegates to the 2008 National Pork Industry Forum.
Candidates for MPB's Executive Board/Pork Act Delegates are:
Annual meeting attendees will also hear reports on national pork checkoff retail marketing and swine research programs, and an update on the Minnesota PRRS Eradication Task Force.
Producers will discuss and vote on resolutions that relate to the national pork checkoff. Resolutions proposed at the annual meeting will require a two-thirds margin to be brought to the floor for discussion and a three-fourths majority vote for approval.
Source: Minnesota Pork Board