Esler honored with 2017 Master Pork Partner Award

John Esler (center) and his wife, Kim, are pictured with 2018

IPPA President Gregg Hora of Fort Dodge.

A Smithfield Hog Production manager has received a 2017 Master Pork Partner Award from the Iowa Pork Producers Association and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

The emblematic brass belt buckle was presented to John Esler of Alta in Buena Vista County at the Iowa Pork Congress Banquet in Des Moines Wednesday. The recognition included a multi-media presentation of him and his work in the industry.

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