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  • Out of all livestock, pork is the top consumer of Indiana corn, consuming 45 million bushels in 2012.
  • Hogs consumes 7.5 percent of total corn production in Indiana.
  • Indiana ranks 5th in hog production.
  • Indiana pork farmers raised 8.5 million pigs in 2012.
  • Indiana pork farmers contribute more than $3 billion each year to Indiana's economy.
  • Indiana pork farming employs more than 13,000 Hoosiers.
  • Indiana pork farmers spend more than $600 million in local, rural economies each year.
  • Indiana pigs are the leading consumer of Indiana grain - more than $300 million worth each year.
  • There are 3,000 pork producer families in Indiana.
  • Indiana pork farmers deliver the annual pork needs of every man, woman and child in Indiana...plus for 20 million more people throughout our country and around the world!

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Sources: ProExporter and Indiana Pork (2012 data)