Know Your Farmer

Pig farming contributes $1.8 billion annually to our state's economy and provides over 10,500 jobs. Use the map below, or choose from the dropdown, to see a county's hog farming stats. Counties that are highlighted in light blue have stories from real pig farmers.

Adams

$22.0 Million Total Livestock Output
92.2 Total Livestock Jobs

Alexander

$0.0 Million Total Livestock Output
0.0 Total Livestock Jobs

Bond

$0.6 Million Total Livestock Output
1.5 Total Livestock Jobs

Boone

$1.5 Million Total Livestock Output
3.1 Total Livestock Jobs

Brown

$6.8 Million Total Livestock Output
19.7 Total Livestock Jobs

Bureau

$35.3 Million Total Livestock Output
138.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Calhoun

$2.4 Million Total Livestock Output
7.9 Total Livestock Jobs

Carroll

$17.5 Million Total Livestock Output
52.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Cass

$2.1 Million Total Livestock Output
7.5 Total Livestock Jobs

Champaign

$6.7 Million Total Livestock Output
34.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Christian

$22.1 Million Total Livestock Output
77.8 Total Livestock Jobs

Dereke Dunkirk Talks Manure

The Dunkirk family is dedicated and committed to a life long journey of success in…

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Clark

$44.5 Million Total Livestock Output
141.5 Total Livestock Jobs

Clay

$11.9 Million Total Livestock Output
37.6 Total Livestock Jobs

Clinton

$59.8 Million Total Livestock Output
180.1 Total Livestock Jobs

Coles

$4.5 Million Total Livestock Output
14.9 Total Livestock Jobs

Cook

$7.9 Million Total Livestock Output
41.0 Total Livestock Jobs

Crawford

$3.0 Million Total Livestock Output
8.0 Total Livestock Jobs

Cumberland

$10.0 Million Total Livestock Output
29.2 Total Livestock Jobs

DeKalb

$109.0 Million Total Livestock Output
394.9 Total Livestock Jobs

DeWitt

$18.4 Million Total Livestock Output
60.6 Total Livestock Jobs

Douglas

$1.3 Million Total Livestock Output
4.1 Total Livestock Jobs

DuPage

$1.1 Million Total Livestock Output
5.8 Total Livestock Jobs

Edgar

$8.1 Million Total Livestock Output
27.3 Total Livestock Jobs

Edwards

$5.0 Million Total Livestock Output
15.5 Total Livestock Jobs

Effingham

$69.3 Million Total Livestock Output
233.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Fayette

$11.9 Million Total Livestock Output
36.9 Total Livestock Jobs

Ford

$46.2 Million Total Livestock Output
145.7 Total Livestock Jobs

Franklin

$11.3 Million Total Livestock Output
36.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Fulton

$17.4 Million Total Livestock Output
57.0 Total Livestock Jobs

Greene

$9.3 Million Total Livestock Output
28.5 Total Livestock Jobs

Grundy

$1.4 Million Total Livestock Output
4.0 Total Livestock Jobs

Hamilton

$0.7 Million Total Livestock Output
2.0 Total Livestock Jobs

Hancock

$104.3 Million Total Livestock Output
345.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Hardin

$0.5 Million Total Livestock Output
1.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Henderson

$14.7 Million Total Livestock Output
47.1 Total Livestock Jobs

Henry

$40.4 Million Total Livestock Output
131.3 Total Livestock Jobs

Taylor and Bridgett Wildermuth - Henry County

Watch Taylor and Bridgett Wildermuth talk about their daily lives on the hog…

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Iroquois

$23.6 Million Total Livestock Output
75.1 Total Livestock Jobs

Jackson

$2.3 Million Total Livestock Output
17.0 Total Livestock Jobs

Jasper

$81.3 Million Total Livestock Output
227.0 Total Livestock Jobs

Jefferson

$5.1 Million Total Livestock Output
17.7 Total Livestock Jobs

Jersey

$0.1 Million Total Livestock Output
0.3 Total Livestock Jobs

Jo Daviess

$4.7 Million Total Livestock Output
17.6 Total Livestock Jobs

Johnson

$2.1 Million Total Livestock Output
6.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Kane

$34.3 Million Total Livestock Output
191.3 Total Livestock Jobs

Kankakee

$13.5 Million Total Livestock Output
55.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Kendall

$2.4 Million Total Livestock Output
10.9 Total Livestock Jobs

Knox

$54.4 Million Total Livestock Output
192.8 Total Livestock Jobs

LaSalle

$1.6 Million Total Livestock Output
68.5 Total Livestock Jobs

Lake

$18.8 Million Total Livestock Output
6.5 Total Livestock Jobs

Lawrence

$21.5 Million Total Livestock Output
67.7 Total Livestock Jobs

Lee

$41.6 Million Total Livestock Output
229.1 Total Livestock Jobs

Brent Scholl Talks Family Pig Farming

Brent Scholl, pig farmer from Polo, IL, is an amazing example of a multi-generational operation. …

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Livingston

$77.0 Million Total Livestock Output
334.8 Total Livestock Jobs

Logan

$21.4 Million Total Livestock Output
72.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Macon

$3.9 Million Total Livestock Output
54.6 Total Livestock Jobs

Macoupin

$21.8 Million Total Livestock Output
21.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Madison

$8.7 Million Total Livestock Output
154.0 Total Livestock Jobs

Marion

$3.7 Million Total Livestock Output
28.9 Total Livestock Jobs

Marshall

$3.8 Million Total Livestock Output
133.1 Total Livestock Jobs

Mason

$23.2 Million Total Livestock Output
59.5 Total Livestock Jobs

Massac

$5.4 Million Total Livestock Output
12.1 Total Livestock Jobs

McDonough

$15.1 Million Total Livestock Output
10.9 Total Livestock Jobs

McHenry

$3.3 Million Total Livestock Output
75.4 Total Livestock Jobs

McLean

$48.1 Million Total Livestock Output
16.8 Total Livestock Jobs

Menard

$1.1 Million Total Livestock Output
3.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Mercer

$36.4 Million Total Livestock Output
114.1 Total Livestock Jobs

Monroe

$13.9 Million Total Livestock Output
42.7 Total Livestock Jobs

Montgomery

$51.2 Million Total Livestock Output
178.6 Total Livestock Jobs

Phil & Karen Borgic - Borgic Farms

Watch Phil Borgic and his employees as the talk about their life on…

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Morgan

$11.7 Million Total Livestock Output
76.1 Total Livestock Jobs

The Six Family

Ben and Genny Six are 5th and 6th generation hog farmers.  Eager to carry on…

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Moultrie

$0.3 Million Total Livestock Output
0.9 Total Livestock Jobs

Ogle

$37.6 Million Total Livestock Output
145.2 Total Livestock Jobs

Peoria

$8.2 Million Total Livestock Output
53.8 Total Livestock Jobs

Perry

$0.0 Million Total Livestock Output
0.1 Total Livestock Jobs

Piatt

$3.5 Million Total Livestock Output
10.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Pike

$90.4 Million Total Livestock Output
307.1 Total Livestock Jobs

Pope

$0.0 Million Total Livestock Output
0.0 Total Livestock Jobs

Pulaski

$0.0 Million Total Livestock Output
0.1 Total Livestock Jobs

Putnam

$0.3 Million Total Livestock Output
0.6 Total Livestock Jobs

Randolph

$0.2 Million Total Livestock Output
1.3 Total Livestock Jobs

Richland

$31.8 Million Total Livestock Output
187.8 Total Livestock Jobs

Rock Island

$5.9 Million Total Livestock Output
21.3 Total Livestock Jobs

Saline

$14.7 Million Total Livestock Output
11.8 Total Livestock Jobs

Sangamon

$15.8 Million Total Livestock Output
61.1 Total Livestock Jobs

Schuyler

$26.8 Million Total Livestock Output
77.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Scott

$10.0 Million Total Livestock Output
85.5 Total Livestock Jobs

Shelby

$22.8 Million Total Livestock Output
29.5 Total Livestock Jobs

Livestock Supports Rural America

Caleb and Tarcie Corzine, Shelby County, IL, hold an open house with family, friends and…

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St. Clair

$2.6 Million Total Livestock Output
66.8 Total Livestock Jobs

Stark

$3.6 Million Total Livestock Output
9.7 Total Livestock Jobs

Stephenson

$41 Million Total Livestock Output
226.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Tazewell

$17.4 Million Total Livestock Output
52.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Union

$0.0 Million Total Livestock Output
0.0 Total Livestock Jobs

Vermilion

$7.1 Million Total Livestock Output
31.2 Total Livestock Jobs

Wabash

$0.2 Million Total Livestock Output
0.6 Total Livestock Jobs

Warren

$1.6 Million Total Livestock Output
6.2 Total Livestock Jobs

Washington

$17.2 Million Total Livestock Output
41.4 Total Livestock Jobs

Wayne

$29.8 Million Total Livestock Output
102.5 Total Livestock Jobs

White

$8.6 Million Total Livestock Output
36.8 Total Livestock Jobs

Whiteside

$49.2 Million Total Livestock Output
154.5 Total Livestock Jobs

Will

$0.6 Million Total Livestock Output
3.3 Total Livestock Jobs

Williamson

$5.0 Million Total Livestock Output
17.0 Total Livestock Jobs

Winnebago

$0.3 Million Total Livestock Output
2.1 Total Livestock Jobs

Woodford

$27.1 Million Total Livestock Output
90.3 Total Livestock Jobs

Gallatin