The North Dakota Livestock Alliance took part in World Pork Expo, hoping to attract swine production to the state. “North Dakota’s real niche is sow ownership with those female pigs giving birth to the little piglets,” said Amber Boeshans, executive director “We’re making sure that those animals are being born into a healthy disease-free environment so they’re able to grow up into bacon producers.” The wide-open spaces in North Dakota is seen as an advantage. The lower pig density in the state provides a disease-free environment.”
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