March 16, 2020
NSR Updates
The 2020 Exposition Vendor Spot Online Auction
On Wednesday, March 18 the NSR will host a Vendor Spot Online Auction. The online sale will be on Showpig.com/The Pig Planet . All information regarding vendor spots and The Exposition Vendor Spot Online Auction can be found HERE . For more information, please contact NSR V.P. of Operations Ellen Knauth at ellen@nationalswine.com .
NSR is Seeking Director of Junior Shows Position
The Director of Junior Shows works cross-functionally with the Director of Education and Outreach and reports to the Vice President of Operations. This role is responsible for, but not limited to, operating the shows and events of the National Junior Swine Association (NJSA). This position plays an integral role in facilitating and developing the NJSA shows and events and will support the efforts of the Events and Education Department. This full-time position is located at the NSR office in West Lafayette, Indiana. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 15. For a full job description, click HERE . For additional questions and to apply, contact NSR V.P. of Operations Ellen Knauth at ellen@nationalswine.com .
April/May Seedstock EDGE Advertising Deadline
The deadline to reserve your advertisement in the April/May Issue of the Seedstock EDGE is Monday, March 16. This digital issue will be emailed on Friday, March 27. The print issue will be mailed on Monday, April 6. To reserve your ad, contact NSR Creative Design Coordinator DeShea Wallace at deshea@nationalswine.com or NSR Digital Content Manager and Editor Cassie Godwin at cassie@nationalswine.com .
Information Regarding Ractopamine Effects
The NSR is striving to be proactive and keep membership informed on information regarding Ractopamine. Please stay tuned for new information and resources each week.



American Royal Seaboard Royal Scholars Scholarship Deadline
The Seaboard Royal Scholars program is designed to provide an opportunity for outstanding college students to advocate the food and fiber industry, leadership, and the American Royal. Seaboard Royal Scholars will travel to Kansas City, Missouri in September during the 120th American Royal to participate in School Tours, PRCA Rodeo, and other American Royal events.
In recognition of the outstanding achievements of the Seaboard Royal Scholars and their continuing advocacy of the food and fiber industry, the American Royal Association will award a $2,500 scholarship to each student selected as a member of the Seaboard Royal Scholars program. The application deadline is Friday, April 17. For more information and to apply, click HERE .
NJSA Youth Spotlights
Click HERE to get to know the most recent NJSA Youth Spotlights! Trenton Collings, Macy Jacobson and Landry Kaysen are shining stars!
Trenton Collings, Indiana
Macy Jacobson, Iowa
Landry Kaysen, Iowa
Marketing & Communications
April/May Seedstock EDGE Advertising Deadline
The deadline to reserve your advertisement in the April/May Issue of the Seedstock EDGE is Monday, March 16. This digital issue will be emailed on Friday, March 27. The print issue will be mailed on Monday, April 6. To reserve your ad, contact NSR Creative Design Coordinator DeShea Wallace at deshea@nationalswine.com or NSR Digital Content Manager and Editor Cassie Godwin at cassie@nationalswine.com .