The World Pork Expo in Des Moines is among the latest casualties to coronavirus.
Jen Sorenson of Ankeny, president-elect of the National Pork Producers Council, says the gathering that was slated for June in Des Moines is being called off due to the pandemic:
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It marks two years in a row the expo has been thwarted by disease.
The June 2019 edition was cancelled because of fears about African Swine Flu.
Sorenson says hopefully, it’ll be back in 2021:
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The event typically brings 20-thousand people from around the world to central Iowa.