(Havre) The USDA announced on Friday, February 9th a list of 158 delegates to be added to the 2024 National Pork Producers Delegate Body.
Of that number, 153 delegates are producers and five are importers.
Of the 158 delegates nominated, only two were from Montana. The first one being John Wipf of Carter, and the second being Havre’s own Ken Kleinsasser of Hilldale Colony Hogs.
The delegate body meets annually to recommend the rate of assessment, determine the percentage of assessments that state associations will receive, and nominate producers and importers to the National Pork Board