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2018 World Pork Expo Recap

With RECORD SETTING number of hogs exhibited in the Jr. and Open show and interaction with our showpig and international customers, this year’s World Pork Expo was nothing less than remarkable! Here is a 2018 World Pork Expo Recap from the SGI Team: 

 

WORLD PORK EXPO CHAMPIONS

Champion Division 3 & 3rd Overall Cross Gilt

World Pork Expo Jr. Nationals

Sired by: DIRTY SECRET

Raised by: Lackey Livestock, TX

 

High-Selling Crossbred Gilt

2018 World Pork Expo

Sired by: DIRTY SECRET

Raised by: Heimer Hampshires, MO

 

3rd Overall Berkshire Barrow

2018 World Pork Expo Jr. Nationals

Sired by: SLIM JIM

Raised by: Heimer Hampshires, MO

 

Grand Champion Hamp Sired Cross

World Pork Expo Jr. Nationals

Sired by: CLICK 285

Raised by: Heimer Hampshires, MO

 

5th Overall Division 1 Duroc Gilts

World Pork Expo Jr. Nationals

Sired by: BRAKE LIGHTS

Raised by: Lettow Show Pigs, IA

 

Reserve Duroc Gilt

World Pork Expo Open Show

Sired by: FEEL THE BURN

Raised by: Livermore Swine Genetics, IL

 

3rd Overall Division 4 Cross Gilts

World Pork Expo Jr. Nationals

Sired by: DIRTY SECRET

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New Faces at SGI

 

We are excited to introduce two new faces that have joined the SGI team in Cambridge!

 

Bre Branderhorst graduated from Iowa State University in May with a degree in Agricultural and Life Sciences Education, and joined the team at SGI to lead our marketing initiatives.  In addition to handling SGI’s marketing efforts, Bre will serve as the Administrative Secretary for the Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement (IFAA).  SGI has partnered up with the IFAA team to house Bre, as well as a joint SGI/IFAA summer Intern.  The IFAA is a non-profit organization comprised of agricultural enthusiasts dedicated to providing scholarships, financial awards and incentives for college-bound (4-H and FFA) youth seeking a post-secondary education in the area of agriculture.

Bre grew up on a farm outside of Prairie City, Iowa where her family raised show pigs and row crops.

 

Bre Branderhorst, Marketing

 

Lexi Delaney is currently a Junior [...]

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