Brent Moen stays on as Alberta Pork chair

Brent Moen stays on as Alberta Pork chair
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Brent Moen is continuing on as chair of Alberta Pork. Moen and Craig Thompson were re-elected at the organization’s recent AGM along with new directors Ard Bonthuis and Andy Walter.

They join four other board members: vice-chair Stan Vanessen, Martin Waldner, Hendrik Fourie and Marcel Rupert.

Alberta pork producers have had a tumultuous year with hog prices being under — and often well under — the cost of production as well as the recent temporary closure of Olymel’s Red Deer plant. Alberta Pork has been in prolonged, but so far unsuccessful, talks to negotiate a new pricing formula.

Moen, who represents Red Willow Farms on the board, has also been chair of the Western Hog Exchange for a decade.

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