Senator Jason Bean Receives Outstanding Legislator Award from the Missouri Pork Association

Osage Beach, Mo.,–Don Laut, chairman of the Missouri Pork Association (MPA), presented the Outstanding Legislator Award to Senator Jason Bean (R-25th District) during the 2023 Missouri Pork Expo on February 21. Senator Bean was chosen for his outstanding support of the Missouri Pork Association, the Missouri pork industry and all of agriculture.


“Senator Bean has been a great supporter of agriculture and Missouri’s pork industry. He has been successful in turning his family farm into a successful business, and that same mindset is a great asset at the Capitol, bringing a commonsense approach to growing Missouri’s agriculture industry,” said Laut.


Pork producers from across the state attended the 2023 Missouri Pork Expo held in Osage Beach, Missouri on February 21-22. Highlights included a trade show, educational sessions, and guest speakers.


The Missouri Pork Association represents the state’s pork producers in the areas of promotion, research, education and public policy. For more information about this or any other programs of the Missouri Pork Association, go to, or call the Missouri Pork Association office at (573) 445-8375.


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