About

Welcome to the Popular Pig Podcast. A convenient place where you can stay up to date on what’s popular in the swine industry. By listening to Popular Pig, you will receive invaluable information on the latest trends, news, and research from various experts that guide the global pork industry. 

The Host

Matthew Rooda was born in Kinston, North Carolina, then raised in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He grew up in a pork production family, graduated from The University of Iowa, then co-founded SwineTech, Inc. Matthew has experience in sow farm management, international sales development, genetics and biotechnology, and has spoken on numerous panels around the world educating the agriculture sector on innovation in the swine industry. Additionally, he has received awards from the National Pork Board, American Farm Bureau Federation, MIT, Princeton, Forbes, Harvard, Microsoft, and the National Inventors Hall of Fame. 

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