For the first time in more than two years, pork means profit, says Purdue ag economist Chris Hurt. Sharp reductions in hog herd in the Midwest are expected to cause the supply to slip 3 percent this year, which will boost
prices, Hurt says. (Illustration by Russ Merzdorf, Purdue Agricultural Communication Service)
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ftp://ftp.purdue.edu/pub/uns/. Photo ID: Hurt.pork2000.