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Industrialization in hog production: implications for Midwest agriculture


Abstract: Mega producers have ushered in a new era for Midwest agriculture and amplified the growing environmental concerns associated with concentrated animal agriculture. The combination threatens to undermine the Midwest's long-held dominance in hog production and processing.

Keywords: Federal Reserve District, 7th; Animal industry;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Part of Series: Economic Perspectives

Publication Date: 1997

Volume: 21

Issue: Jan