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The Pork Empire of Ken Maschhoff

Ken Maschhoff, president of the National Pork Producers Council, has built a pork empire from the family farm headquarters outside Carlyle, Illinois.


Pork Powerhouses 2016: Glut of Pigs

The 2016 Successful Farming® exclusive Pork Powerhouses® ranking of the largest 35 producers in the U.S. shows an increase of 123,000 sows from one year ago.


Pork Powerhouses 2015: Expansion Looms

When corn is cheap, hogs get plentiful. The annual Pork Powerhouses ranking of the 25 largest producers in the U.S. shows a gain of 128,000 sows in the past year.


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.