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Pork industry has reasons to smile


February 1, 2011
By Des Moines Register

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Pork industry
has reasons to smile

The mood could hardly have been better for some 4,000 pork
producers and suppliers last week as they gathered in Des Moines for the annual
Iowa Pork Congress.

January 31, 2011, Des
Moines, IA – The mood could hardly have been better for some 4,000 pork
producers and suppliers this week as they gathered in Des Moines for the annual
Iowa Pork Congress.

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While no one in the Iowa
Pork Producers Association
leadership would say so directly, producers had to
be relieved that control of the governor’s office and Legislature by Democrats,
who had promised to try – unsuccessfully, it turned out – to get local control
of hog confinements and more strict environmental controls, had been removed.

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