Meet the Team:
Published: June 6, 2018
ABA Board of Directors
Finance, Show, Communication, and BMP Committees
Jan is from Homer, IL and works for Rantoul Foods as a Livestock Procurement Manager.
Share a little about your farm operation:
I have a small show pig business, about 30 sows. I raise Berks, Polands, Landrace, and Hamps. I grew up in the Angus cattle business, married into a Simmental family, but have had show pigs for 22 years.
Advice to those starting out in the industry:
Raise the breed(s) and the kind you love. Don’t chase the trends, you will always
be a follower. Get involved in leadership and association activities. Always be learning.
What is your favorite show/event?
I love them all, but the Southwest Type Conference in Belton, Texas, is by far my
I was a college teacher for 22 years, I wrote text books for 13 and I am one of the few female hog buyers in the United States.