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Rep. Houghton receives MPA Award

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 9:46 am

Rep. Jay Houghton

Rep. Jay Houghton

Columbia, Mo.,-Scott Phillips, chairman of the Missouri Pork Association (MPA), presented the Outstanding Legislator Award to Representative Jay Houghton during the 2016 Missouri Pork Expo on February 9.
Representative Houghton was chosen for his outstanding support of the Missouri Pork Association, the Missouri pork industry, and all of agriculture.
“Representative Houghton understands the importance of the pork industry to the state’s economy,” Phillips said.
“We are happy to work with him in the State Legislature to ensure that pork producers can continue to operate and function successfully.”
He is a true friend and supporter of agriculture and the pork industry.
Pork producers from across the state attended the 2016 Missouri Pork Expo held in Columbia, Missouri on February 9-10. Highlights included a trade show, educational sessions and guest speakers.
The Missouri Pork Association represents the state’s pork producers in the areas of promotion, research, education and legislation.
For more information about this or any other programs of the Missouri Pork Association, go to, or call 573-445-8375.