A total of 1,620 hogs from around Montana were entered into the contest with 255 hogs qualifying for Symbol of Excellence.
According to the National Pork Producers Council, the Obama administration is issuing a regulation that adds unnecessary animal welfare standards to the nation's organic food production law.
The National Pork Board has announced the four finalists who are vying to become 2016 America's Pig Farmer of the Year.
Meet Ben Thomas the new Director of the Montana Department of Agriculture. Ben recently discussed his career path and goals to enhance Montana agriculture with Lane Nordlund.
Watch the live Senate Ag Committee confirmation hearing on USDA Security nominee Sonny Perdue.