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Pork Powerhouses 2008: The Big Squeeze

The U.S. pork industry is squeezing down, as one producer calls it. High input costs -- mainly in feed and energy -- have made survival, not profit, the short-term goal for many companies. The 2008 Pork Powerhouses annual ranking shows total U.S. sow numbers.


Pork Powerhouses 2007: Run-Up in Rations

Some things you can just take to the bank. Sow herd expansion among the Pork Powerhouses would fall into that category -- even in the face of the biggest run-up in feed prices in history.



About Pork Powerhouses

This Successful Farming exclusive report lists the top U.S. pork producers.