INDIANAPOLIS — Stacy Herr has been hired as the Director of Business Development for Indiana Pork.
Herr grew up on a grain and hog farm in Tippecanoe County. She is a graduate of Purdue University, with her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Animal Science. Her Master’s research focused on adjusting diets in pigs and beef cattle to better manage phosphorus and balance manure nutrients for agronomic applications.
Herr has served Indiana agriculture in various capacities during her career. She worked for ADM Alliance Nutrition, Purdue Extension in Wayne County, and Livestock Engineering Solutions. Her work has included helping farmers work through CFO compliance and permit development, assisting clients in maintaining CFO permits, and record keeping.
She has or currently serves on various boards of directors including the Purdue Women in Ag team, Wayne County Plan Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals.
“I am excited to join Indiana Pork and be a part of the great work that is already happening to grow and support the pork industry in Indiana. I look forward to working with producers and industry partners to provide up to date resources and tools for producer’s success and join the efforts to promote a positive climate for pork production in Indiana,” said Herr.
In her position at Indiana Pork, Herr will be a member of the Indiana Livestock Team, a group of employees from several different state agricultural organizations that provide resources for and help producers think through potential livestock expansion projects. She will also be a resource to producers on nutrient management and environmental issues and will manage Indiana Pork’s research activities.
“We are pleased to have Stacy join our team. Her enthusiasm and experience will serve our producers well,” said Josh Trenary, executive director of Indiana Pork.
Herr will begin work on Thursday.
— Indiana Pork