Public Notice by Pennsylvania Pork Producers Council and the National Pork Board

The election of pork producer delegate candidates for the 2017 National Pork Producers (Pork Act) Delegate Body will take place at 7 p.m., August 18, 2016 in conjunction with a Board of Directors meeting of the Pennsylvania Pork Producers Council. The meeting will be held at the offices of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau in Camp Hill, PA. All Pennsylvania pork producers are invited to attend.

Any producer, age 18 or older, who is a resident of Pennsylvania and has paid all assessments due may be considered as a delegate candidate and/or participate in the election. All eligible producers are encouraged to bring with them a sales receipt proving that hogs were sold in their name and the checkoff deducted.

For more information contact Amy Bradford, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Pork Producers Council, 2215 Forest Hills Drive, Suite 39, Harrisburg, PA 17112, 717-651-5923, abradford@pennag.com.

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