2020's Pork Powerhouses - Betsy Freese

smart-farming Nov 02, 2020

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“One thing that I heard from producers is that, if things turn around, they could reactivate some of these sow farms. They could restock. The market has been back up. So, don't be surprised if this industry turns and starts expanding again.” – Betsy Freese


What you will learn:

The biggest insights over the decades;

Takeaways from the 2020 Report;

The one production system that grew the most, and the one that retracted the most;

The one consistent pattern from successful swine producers.


Meet the guest: Betsy Freese is an American editor, blogger, and radio personality who focuses on small and large-scale agriculture journalism as executive editor for Successful Farming and Living the Country Life. She was the host of both the Living the Country Life radio series and TV show. She produces the exclusive annual Pork Powerhouses ranking of the largest pork producers in the U.S. and Canada.


This episode was published by Lauro Faccin & Laihane Almeida.