The 2012 World Pork Expo has released its schedule of events and activities, including the trade show, tours, seminars and other activities slated during the three-day event.

The Expo trade show will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, and Thursday, June 7, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, June 8. Business seminars and PORK Academy will be held on Wednesday and Thursday. The Junior National swine show and America’s Best Genetics Showcase will take place throughout the Expo, with breeding stock sales continuing on Saturday, June 9, from 8 a.m. until approximately noon.


The show is expected to attract nearly 20,000 producers and industry professionals to the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.