Thanks to the Ohio Pork Producers Council for this great look at hog farming today vs a few years ago.
Did you know that corn farmers rely on vibrant livestock markets too? Nationally, livestock is still the number one market for corn so when hog farmers do well, corn farmers do well.
Illinois Corn is then very interested in helping consumers learn more about where there food comes from – not only their corn meal, but also their beef, pork, poultry, and even veggies! Agriculture is an entwined industry and its hard to separate one segment from the other.
Still have more questions on where your food comes from and how the farmers in IL grow it? Check out www.watchusgrow.org!