Meet Leon – America’s Pig Farmer of the Year

Leon Sheets is the 2017 America’s Pig Farmer of the Year.

Raising pigs has been a life-long passion for Sheets, who started farming with his grandfather when he was a young child. Sheets raises 33,000 pigs on his farm in northeast Iowa, where he focuses on animal care and environmental sustainability. With the help of his employees, son and wife, Sheets also grows corn, soybeans, hay and cover crops.

To learn more about Leon, visit realpigfarming.com.

Leon Sheets, a pig farmer from Iowa is the 2017 America's Pig Farmer of the Year.