Meet the Workers
Jessica Jordan, Hampshire & Landrace Secretary
What’s your favourite facet of your position with the NSR?
My favourite facet of the position is with the ability to really pursue my ardour. This position permits me to satisfy quite a lot of breeders and actually be taught the pedigree for every animal.
What’s one factor that makes you enthusiastic about your job?
One thing that makes me enthusiastic about being the Hampshire & Landrace Secretary is the alternatives I should journey to reveals and with the ability to meet the households and exhibitors!
What was your involvement within the swine business earlier than your time with the NSR?
I bought concerned with 4-H once I was 15 years previous and that’s when it began. I selected to do swine as a result of my dad grew up exhibiting hogs. My favourite hog that we had was a Hampshire gilt however I additionally raised Spots and Chesters. My little brother beloved to indicate his Durocs, Yorkshires and so many extra.
As soon as we started elevating our personal hogs, I grew to become closely concerned within the breeding and farrowing facet. I used to be capable of artificially inseminate a couple of of our hogs which led to my favourite season: farrowing season. Throughout farrow season, I oversaw ear notching, administrating vaccines, clipping tooth and even hand pulling the infants when wanted.
Please checklist your partner and youngsters (fur kids included).
Fur baby: Stella Mae also referred to as Mae Mae
The place did you go to school and what was your main?
I graduated from Purdue College in Could of 2021, receiving my bachelor’s diploma. Whereas I used to be at Purdue, I majored in Agricultural Communications. Boiler Up!
What do you get pleasure from doing exterior of the workplace?
When I’m not within the workplace, I wish to spend as a lot time as attainable with family and friends. I additionally benefit from the infinite quantity of Stella snuggles when I’m residence!
The place is your favourite place to go to or the place is your dream trip?
My dream trip is to go to Greece. I actually wish to reside out Mamma Mia!
Should you may solely eat one factor for the remainder of your life, what wouldn’t it be?
100% Chips and Salsa (primary I do know)
What’s a enjoyable truth about your self?
I advocate for suicide prevention and consciousness to assist different siblings who might have additionally misplaced a brother or sister. I additionally assist my mother and father run a memorial scholarship in my little brother’s, Dylan, identify.