2015

AgNet

2015 Bacon Expo a Success

Ames Tribune
Bacon lovers leave expo satisfied

Iowa State Daily
Bacon lovers converge at expo

Ames Tribune
Bacon Expo tickets on sale

Iowa State Daily
ISU hosts student-run Bacon Expo

AgNet
Iowa State Bacon Expo Supports Wounded Warrior Project and Puppy Jake Foundation

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2013

Ames Tribune
Bacon Expo is sizzling

“Aimed toward students as well as the public, Bacon[Expo], which will host live bands and recreational activities such as a bacon-eating contest, will also seek to provide an educational experience for those in attendance.”

Iowa State Daily
Bringing Home the Bacon
“We have one of the best agricultural schools in the world, and I think an event like Bacon[Expo] is really a great opportunity to showcase that.”

Des Moines Register
ISU student sets the table for a slice of bacon glory

“Jake Swanson, president of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Council at Iowa State University, is organizing a one-day homage to the red, marbled meat that has become a divine delicacy…”

Ames Tribune
Iowa State bacon [expo] latest sign of the wildly popular meat

“Thousands of people attend the growing bacon festival in Des Moines. Now, an Iowa State University student is hoping to see the same turn out in Ames.”

KWWL News
“Bacon[Expo]” to come to Ames

“Iowa State junior Jake Swanson is planning a Bacon[Expo] on Oct. [19] with help from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.”

Omaha.com
Iowa State student plans to start Ames bacon [expo]

“Swanson was the Iowa Pork Producers Association’s pork ambassador in 2012, and he says the idea for a festival came to him as he attended pork events around Iowa.”

KCRG News
Iowa State Student Planning Bacon [Expo] In Ames

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