National Pork Month promotes the efforts of pork producers to provide a palatable protein to America’s dinner plates. That includes developments over the past 30 years to increase the efficiency of pork operations. Missouri Pork Board member Kylie Epperson and her family operate a pork farm outside Vandalia.
Recent technological advances have also allowed better precision for each hog’s diet.
Kylie Epperson of Vandalia says improvements to pork production have not only increased efficiency, but also each farm’s sustainability and economic benefit to their surrounding community.