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The Illinois Pork Producers Association is applauding members of Congress for passing the Free Trade Agreements with Columbia, Panama, and South Korea.  Spokesperson Tim Maiers says this could mean a big financial boost for pork producers in Illinois.

[audio:rddPorkFTA1.mp3]A Word From Maiers[/audio]

Illinois is the fourth largest state in the country when it comes to pork production.  Maiers says 25-percent of the pork bred in Illinois is shipped out to other countries.

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