Progress and Promise in the Pork Industry – A Resource for County Officials

Our goal is to provide conversations and experiences to understand modern pork production from environmental, social, and economical positions. We invite County Officials, staff and other representatives to learn about the pork industry as it is today.


The Nebraska Department of Agriculture, The Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (AFAN) and the Nebraska Pork Producers Association hosted a conversation with experts to discuss the building process, contract production, cost, equipment, odor, operations, permits, returns, science, technology and more. If you have not been inside a pig barn in a while, this is the next best thing to know about modern pig barns, as well as the latest innovations in pork production.

The discussion includes perspectives from:



Please listen to the discussion here:


Get an inside look of a recently built a state-of-the-art finishing barn between Jansen and Plymouth here.