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Deputy Agriculture Secretary Moseley To Attend World Pork Expo

by 5m Editor
8 June 2004, at 12:00am

WASHINGTON, DC - USDA Deputy Secretary, Jim Moseley, will visit with pork producers at a luncheon hosted by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) at the 16th Annual World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa on Friday, June 11.

Deputy Agriculture Secretary Moseley To Attend World Pork Expo - WASHINGTON, DC - USDA Deputy Secretary, Jim Moseley, will visit with pork producers at a luncheon hosted by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) at the 16th Annual World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa on Friday, June 11.
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Moseley plays a key role in developing public policy for agriculture, the environment and natural resources conservation at the state and national levels.

Prior to his appointment as deputy secretary of USDA, Moseley, an Indiana farmer with 32 years of hands-on-farm experience, was the managing partner of Infinity Pork, LLC, which raises hogs. In addition, he owned Ag Ridge Farms, which specialized in grains. Both operations are located in Clarks Hill, Ind.

Also in attendance at the luncheon will be Dr. Ron DeHaven, the administrator of USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Dr. Valerie Regan, assistant deputy administrator of APHIS Veterinary Services and several Iowa state officials, including Ellen Gordon, homeland security advisor; Brent Halling, deputy secretary of agriculture and Dr. John Schiltz, Iowa's state veterinarian. NPPC's World Pork Expo, the world's largest pork exhibition in the world, will be held June 10-12 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.

To register to attend World Pork Expo or for more information, visit the Expo's official website, www.worldpork.org. NOTE: Expo registration is required to attend the luncheon event. Lunch will be served on a first-come, first-serve basis on Friday, June 11, 2004 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. To attend the luncheon event which will be held in Room E of the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds, please register first in the World Pork Expo Media Center.

Source: National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) - 4th June 2004

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