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The Security State Pig, Pork and Bacon Challenge

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 in Agriculture by SSBblogger |

When we first started thinking about ways to celebrate National Pork Month during October, we had a brainstorming session. Ideas ranged from giving all of our customers who came by our offices a slab of bacon (a little too expensive) to a pig petting zoo (a little too messy). We were almost out of ideas […]

Saluting Iowa’s Pork Producers During National Pork Month

Posted on October 8th, 2014 in Agriculture by SSBblogger |

Most people are familiar with Iowa’s family farms surrounded by acres and acres of towering cornstalks and fields of soybeans. Yes, Iowa is among the country’s leading producer of both corn and soybeans, a point of pride for farmers and non-farmers across the state. However, there is another “crop” for which Iowa is the leading […]