Effects of the Tyson plant closure on the hog industry

IARN – It was announced this week that Tyson plans to shut down another food production facility—this time, a pork production plant in Perry, Iowa. That plant has nearly 1,300 employees and kills about 8,000 head a day. Karl Setzer with Consus Ag Consulting said that, while this is not good news for the surrounding communities, the fact that the market has not crumbled on this news is supportive long-term.

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