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Meet the Workers :: Jessica Jordan


Meet the Workers

Jessica Jordan, Hampshire & Landrace Secretary

What’s your favourite side of your position with the NSR?

My favourite side of the position is having the ability to really pursue my ardour. This position permits me to fulfill a wide range 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 having the ability to meet the households and exhibitors!

What was your involvement within the swine business earlier than your time with the NSR?

I acquired 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 liked to point out his Durocs, Yorkshires and so many extra.

As soon as we started elevating our personal hogs, I turned closely concerned within the breeding and farrowing side.  I used to be in a position to artificially inseminate a number of of our hogs which led to my favourite season: farrowing season. Throughout farrow season, I oversaw ear notching, administrating vaccines, clipping enamel and even hand pulling the infants when wanted.

Please listing your partner and kids (fur kids included).

Fur youngster: Stella Mae also called Mae Mae

The place did you go to school and what was your main?

I graduated from Purdue College in Might of 2021, receiving my bachelor’s diploma. Whereas I used to be at Purdue, I majored in Agricultural Communications.  Boiler Up!

What do you take pleasure in doing outdoors of the workplace?

When I’m not within the workplace, I prefer 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 dwelling!

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 stay out Mamma Mia!

In case you may solely eat one factor for the remainder of your life, what wouldn’t it be?

100% Chips and Salsa (fundamental 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 dad and mom run a memorial scholarship in my little brother’s, Dylan, identify.

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