Between 1994 and 1999, the number of hog farms in the US fell from more than 200,000 to fewer than

May 9, 2015

Between 1994 and 1999, the number of hog farms in the US fell from more than 200,000 to fewer than 100,000. By 2001, the number had fallen to 80,000. Despite fewer hog farms, the number of hogs in the US did not decline, averaging about 60 million head.

 

Source: "Agriculture in Crisis," Rethinking US Agricultural Policy: Changing Course to Secure Farmer Livelihoods Worldwide, September 2003, 13

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