2018 World Pork Expo - June 6-8 - Iowa State Fairgrounds

Midwest Agriculture Tour

Monday, June 4, 2018
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Midwest Agriculture Tour

Explore Midwest Ag

Featuring a broad agricultural overview — including crop and pork production, farm equipment, and commodity shipping — this two-day tour starts Monday and ends Tuesday. 

Tour highlights:

  • Fair Oaks Farm, home of The Pig Adventure, for a view of modern pork production
  • Barge trip on Mississippi River to learn about grain exports
  • Presentation on how the U.S. pork industry is rapidly changing to meet the needs of an international marketplace
  • JBS feed mill and modern grow-finish barn 
  • If time permits, a stop to a modern retail grocery store will be included

Cost of $450 USD includes:

  • Bus transportation
  • Lodging on Monday, June 4
  • Meals on June 4 and 5
  • World Pork Expo admission

Attendees have two options for meeting the tour group: 

  •  Meet on the afternoon of Sunday, June 3 in Des Moines, Iowa to be transported by bus to Chicago 
  • Meet on the morning of Monday, June 4 at the Hilton Garden Inn O'Hare International 

Lodging on Sunday in Chicago is not included in the cost of the tour and can be booked for a group rate.

Register for the tour as part of attendee registration. Limited spaces available.

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