Implications of Changes in Illinois Hog Production

  title={Implications of Changes in Illinois Hog Production},
  author={Neil Probst},
This paper analyzes the rapid changes of the hog industry in the state of Illinois, with a focus on the impact of increasing scale on local communities and environments. Theory on externalities, regional economics, and efficiencies is explored. A literature review looks at past studies on effects to local environments, health, land values, and economic… CONTINUE READING