Pork producer delegate elections set for Aug. 8

Jul 29, 2019


Tennessee pork producer delegates will be elected Thursday, Aug. 8, to the 2020 National Pork Producers (Pork Act) Delegate Body. The vote will be held at 2:15 p.m. (CST) in the side lobby of the Cool Springs Marriott, located at 700 Cool Springs Blvd. in Franklin. All Tennessee pork producers are encouraged to attend the election, which will take place in conjunction with the Tennessee Pork Producers Association’s executive committee meeting.

Eligibility requirements for delegate and election participation include that the producer is
1) at least 18 years old; 
2) a resident of the state of Tennessee; and
3) up-to-date on have assessment payments.

Interested candidates are encouraged to bring a sales receipt in order to verify proof of sale and checkoff requirements for hogs sold in the individual’s name. These elected delegates will represent Tennessee at the 2020 National Pork Forum to be held March 4-6 in Kansas City, Mo. For more information, contact Tennessee Pork Producers Association at 13994 Versailles Rd., Rockvale, Tenn., 37153, or 615-274-6533. Pork producer delegate elections set for Aug. 8
 

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