Pork Powerhouses

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John Howard’s Deep Run Roots

John Howard, 77, has built his family’s farming enterprises from humble beginnings in tobacco growing to becoming a powerhouse in pork production, row-crop farming, and more.

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How Clemens Changed the Pig Business

When 123-year-old Clemens Food Group partnered with 12 independent hog farmers to build a new packing plant in Michigan in 2017, a new era for pork processing was born.
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About Pork Powerhouses

For more than 20 years, Successful Farming has compiled the exclusive Pork Powerhouses report. The annual report lists the 25 to 40 largest pork producers.

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