Recent USDA reports confirm significance of hog industry in Minn.
Published 11/17/2012, West Central Tribune
WILLMAR — According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest quarterly hogs and pigs report, as of Sept. 1, Minnesota had an inventory of 8.1 million hogs and pigs. That was up 3 percent from one year ago, and up 4 percent from June’s report. It also represents the largest quarterly inventory in Minnesota’s history.Word count: 824