Ohioan is new NPPC president-elect


ANAHEIM, Calif. – Bryan Black, with Ned Black & Sons of Canal Winchester, Ohio, was elevated to the position of president-elect of the National Pork Producers Council at the organization’s annual business meeting.
Elected for a one-year term, Black served as vice president of the organization for the past year. In partnership with his brother, he runs a 300-sow farrow-to-finish operation and raises corn, soybean, wheat and hay on 500 acres.
His duties include breeding and gestation as well as marketing.
Involvement. First elected to the board in March 2003, Black is chairman of National Pork Producers Council’s nominating and state and investor relations committees. He also serves on the marketing and budget committees.
Black is past president of the Ohio Pork Producers Council and won the National Pork Board’s Environmental Stewardship Award for Ohio and was a Pork All-American in 1997.
A graduate of Ohio State University’s Agricultural Technical Institute, Black and his wife, Michelle, who also is involved in the farm, have a daughter and a son.

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