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.
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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.