posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 in Central Region News
As the saying goes, everything is better with bacon. So, in honor of October being National Pork Month, the Iowa Pork Producers Association and Aries Sow, a local AMVC sow farm in Mount Ayr, celebrated the occasion and showcased the industry by distributing bacon at last Friday’s Mount Ayr High School football game.
In the past when hogs were raised outdoors, and October was the time hogs were traditionally marketed. Today, the month of October is an opportunity for those involved in the swine industry to connect with those who do not have a background in pig farming.
The partnership between AMVC and Iowa Pork, created quite the buzz about pork. AMVC employees, Angela Larison and Joe Clemens, served bacon to numerous game attendees who wanted to add bacon to their purchased sandwich free of charge. Iowa Pork provided game attendees pork coupons to be used at local grocery stores and red and white pork wristbands. Iowa Pork educational posters were also displayed on the fence.
Pig farmers take pride in the pork they raise and enjoy interacting with their consumers. AMVC is especially proud to be a resource for the community and would like to thank everyone that supports the swine industry. AMVC, headquartered in Audubon, Iowa, owns and manages Aries Sow located in Mount Ayr.