"The development of human capital is one of the issues the Pork Checkoff identified as critical for the industry to address," said Steve Weaver, president of the National Pork Board. "Our service to producers includes ensuring there is a sustainable source of capable people ready to take on the industry's charge of producing a safe, wholesome food product in a socially responsible way."
The 19 recipients come from 14 different colleges and seven different swine-related fields of study.
The top candidate, Hyatt Frobose of
Source: The Pork Checkoff