Here we go again! I sure am getting tired of the word virtual. Up until a little less than a year ago I don't think i really knew what the word virtual meant? Then I again I don't think I had ever heard of social distancing either? So, I was not surprised when I received the following news release from the National Pork Board. The National Pork Board is the organization for overseeing the pork check-off funds that can be used only for research, education and promotion.

"After much consideration and guidance from health officials, the Board of Directors for the National Pork Board has decided the Pork Act portion of the 2021 Pork Industry Forum, scheduled for March 2-5, 2021, will be virtual."

Because all pork producers pay into the Pork Check-off, they are invited to attend (watch) the Pork Act Delegate Session. Registration and an agenda with all the details are not available yet, but will be soon.

The 2022 Pork Industry Forum has already been set and it will be held in Louisville, Kentucky. I am hoping that things will be back to normal long before then!

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