Meet Sierra Reynolds and see what she is looking forward to on the last day of #TPLC17!
Meet Alex Ely! This morning she was very excited get the opportunity to experience the harvesting process first hand at Texas Tech University! #TPLC17
This week we've taken over My Day in Texas Ag's Instagram showing their followers what TPPA and the Texas pork industry is all about! So today our own Executive V.P. Brandon Gunn and his mom Barbara made a video to show how they incorporated pork inspired dishes for their Thanksgiving dinner! Enjoy!
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Derek Osburn
· July 19, 2017
This is really cool to watch these kids at camp. I did this camp in 98 I think!! It's what really pushed me forward with the love of the industry!! Great camp and great people!!
Mary Smith
· June 13, 2015
What a great site to hear the latest news in the pork industry.

*SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY* Be sure to get your applications in!

Both the Team Purebred Vision Scholarship and the Team Purebred Junior Board Application have now been posted. You can find these on the Team Purebred website h...ome page underneath the logo.

Vision Scholarship - April 15
Junior Board Application - May 1

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Over 3,000 juniors from 46 states across the nation are members of Team Purebred. Team Purebred offers opportunities to members ages 21 and under through national and regional junior shows, leadership events, and educational contests.


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National Junior Swine Association (NJSA)

Scholarships make us smile too! Just your weekly reminder that the deadline to submit your applications for NJSA Scholarships is Thursday, March 1. For more information on our 18 available scholarships, visit


HUGE thank you to everyone who made the 2018 Texas Stars Select Gilt Sale possible this year! Thank you to Jason Lackey and Lackey Livestock for generously donating the 2018 Foundation Female, to the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo for hosting it, and all of the buyers who participated! We couldn’t have been able to accomplish this without everyone’s support!

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It’s as simple as this: whether you like your chops medium-rare or well done, all are safe to eat! Get max flavor and the best eating experience when you cook pork chops to 145° F followed by a three minute rest.

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Happy Valentine’s Day from TPPA! We hope your day is full of hogs and kisses!

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Here is this year’s Foundation Female being previewed before the Texas Stars Gilt Sale generously donated by Lackey Livestock. She sales as lot #6. Be sure to get in on this exceptional female; you don’t want to miss out on her elite pedigree!

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Just as a reminder the Texas Stars Gilt sale starts at 6pm tonight. This is not an online sale and will not be broadcasted live. If you can’t make it be sure to contact anyone listed on the website.

Today is the day! Tonight at 6 p.m. at the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo is the Texas Stars Select Gilt Sale! Not only is this the highest quality and deepest set we’ve ever had, but this year’s Foundation Female, generously donated by Lackey Livestock, is one you definitely want for your operation! You can see videos and pictures of all the lots here…/

If you’re needing to place phone bids please contact one of th...e following:

David Kempen: 210-260-3233
Kyle Stephens: 806-654-5667
Doug Schaefer: 432-517-0352
Clint Halfmann: 402-429-4946
Brandon Gunn: 830-386-6360

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Tomorrow is the Texas Stars Select Gilt Sale and we are so excited for y’all to see our deepest set we’ve ever had! Check out this year’s Foundation Female generously donated by Lackey Livestock, and our other quality females here ➡️…/

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The video and photos of the sale lots for the Texas Stars Gilt Sale are now posted! Go to and to view the deepest set we’ve ever offered here at this sale.

Texas Pork Producers Association (TPPA) is proud to represent the state’s very dynamic and unique pork industry. Texas is not only home to elite seedstock and showpig breeders and the country’s strongest youth swine program, but some of the most …

We are working on getting the sale photos posted currently. We’re about to video all of the sale lots now; those videos will be available to view later this afternoon.

Happy Motivation Monday from TPPA for a pretty big week! Good luck this week to all our members and producers showing this week at the Texas Stars Gilt Show and Sale, San Angelo Barrow Show and the first group of barrows at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo!

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San Angelo CTBR Barrow Show Reminders

We want to sincerely thank Jason and Jackie Lackey of Lackey Livestock for their gracious contribution of an outstanding female from their herd! It's because of tremendous individuals like the Lackey's that has allowed TPPA to award over $52,000 in scholarships to Texas youth in the last seven years! The CTBR Foundation gilt will sell as lot #6 in the Texas Stars Select Gilt Sale at the San Angelo Livestock Show on February 13 at 6 pm! View all sale lots at

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Check out this year's CTBR Foundation Gilt donated by Lackey Livestock. This gilt is featured at the San Angelo Gilt Show and will sale as lot #6 in the Texas Stars Select Gilt Sale February 13 at 6 pm! Don't miss your opportunity to get these elite genetics in your breeding program! Jason Lackey

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