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New Oklahoma Pork Council Executive Director Kylee Deniz Has Dedicated Her Career to The Pork Industry

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 17:07:47 CDT

New Oklahoma Pork Council Executive Director Kylee Deniz Has Dedicated Her Career to The Pork Industry The new Executive Director of the Oklahoma Pork Council has dedicated her career to the pork industry.

During an interview with Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays, Kylee Deniz talked about her background and vision for the pork group.

Deniz, who started her new job March 2, has worked at the National Pork Board and for an advertising firm working for the pork industry.

My career is all things pork, she said.

Deniz is not new to Oklahoma, as she attended OSU and her work for the National Pork Board required her to live in Oklahoma.

During her time in Oklahoma, Deniz worked with the Oklahoma Youth Expo as a showmanship judge., relying on her experience as a young person growing up showing hogs.

I have admired the pork council since my college years, she said.

Deniz grew up on an alfalfa farm outside of Hudson, Colorado. She received her bachelorís degree and masterís degree in agricultural communications from Oklahoma State University.

Deniz also has an associate degree in agribusiness from Black Hawk College.

Among the issues she highlights is the need to continue a strong image for the Oklahoma pork industry.

We have this beautiful mix of big-time pork production with young 4-H and FFA leaders who love the pork industry, she said.

In addition to immediately jumping into the 2021 OYE, Deniz has also needed to rapidly get up to speed at the Oklahoma Capitol.

Our board and stakeholders have identified some areas to work on, she said.

Itís important for us to think about the image of pork production and we know the farm, grocery store and consumer are becoming more disconnected all the time, Deniz said.

Also, we talk about disease or some of those things that could stop production, so we will keep an eye on preparedness, she said.

That includes biosecurity, as protecting the farm and production process is critical, she added.

I was really impressed at the intense biosecurity work I noticed at the OYE, she said.

Maintaining a strong workforce is also important, Deniz said.

We represent a great group of folks and putting a strategic plan in place really gets me excited, she said.

Oklahoma is a great place to locate the pork industry as the normally temperate climate allows the baby pigs to be produced here and finished in the corn belt, where the feed is, Deniz said.


   
   






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