Pig Farmer of the Year

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Vice President Chris Hoffman tends to some piglets at his Juniata County farm. Hoffman has been named America’s Pig Farmer of the Year for his commitment to raising pigs following ethical principles and his outstanding leadership in connecting farmers with consumers.

The National Pork Board has selected Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Vice President Chris Hoffman as America’s Pig Farmer of the Year SM for 2019-20. Hoffman, who raises pigs on his farm in McAlisterville, Juniata County, netted the highest combined score in third-party judging and online voting.

The award recognizes U.S. pig farmers, who exemplify industry leadership, a demonstrated commitment to raising pigs following the We Care SM ethical principles and leadership in connecting consumers with the farmers who raise the pork they consume.

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