Economic Data By County

In Illinois, hog production and processing supports over 57,100 jobs. The total output on sales in Illinois generated from hog production, processing and related industries totaled an estimated $13.8 billion.

 

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Adams

$20,181,294 Total Livestock Output
229 Total Livestock Jobs
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Darren Sims

Darren is a fourth-year member of the IPPA board but has been involved with the …

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Alexander

$27,874 Total Livestock Output

Bond

$349,332 Total Livestock Output
8 Total Livestock Jobs
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Boone

$2,692,699 Total Livestock Output
33 Total Livestock Jobs
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Brown

$4,195,531 Total Livestock Output
74 Total Livestock Jobs
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Bureau

$14,013,665 Total Livestock Output
139 Total Livestock Jobs
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Calhoun

$11,943,373 Total Livestock Output
147 Total Livestock Jobs
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Carroll

$21,990,007 Total Livestock Output
115 Total Livestock Jobs
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Cass

$1,704,079,974 Total Livestock Output
5050 Total Livestock Jobs
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Champaign

$338,984,099 Total Livestock Output
1204 Total Livestock Jobs
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Christian

$12,394,090 Total Livestock Output
93 Total Livestock Jobs
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Dereke Dunkirk

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

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Clark

$16,536,585 Total Livestock Output
186 Total Livestock Jobs
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Clay

$25,996,934 Total Livestock Output
317 Total Livestock Jobs
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Clinton

$39,632,372 Total Livestock Output
315 Total Livestock Jobs
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Coles

$5,493,511 Total Livestock Output
62 Total Livestock Jobs
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Cook

$5,948,136,004 Total Livestock Output
23140 Total Livestock Jobs
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Crawford

$3,316,512 Total Livestock Output
61 Total Livestock Jobs
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Cumberland

$6,030,868 Total Livestock Output
106 Total Livestock Jobs
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Jason Propst

Jason is from Cumberland County and is a production manager for TLS Farmer Network, LLC. …

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DeKalb

$97,341,063 Total Livestock Output
437 Total Livestock Jobs
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Livestock and Urban Development Can Coexist

Below is an aerial view of a farm in DeKalb County. The original pig barns …

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DeWitt

$10,541,883 Total Livestock Output
85 Total Livestock Jobs
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Douglas

$885,584 Total Livestock Output
10 Total Livestock Jobs
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DuPage

$467,090,590 Total Livestock Output
1,732 Total Livestock Jobs
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Edgar

$29,598,097 Total Livestock Output
192 Total Livestock Jobs
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Edwards

$3,425,128 Total Livestock Output
73 Total Livestock Jobs
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Effingham

$41,218,711 Total Livestock Output
426 Total Livestock Jobs
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Alan Kollmann

Alan is serving his eleventh year on the IPPA board. He is the current Vice …

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Fayette

$3,717,808 Total Livestock Output
75 Total Livestock Jobs
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Ford

$95,287,221 Total Livestock Output
442 Total Livestock Jobs
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Bob Miller

Bob has served five years as the Illinois Purebred Representative on the IPPA board. During …

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Franklin

$7,160,898 Total Livestock Output
115 Total Livestock Jobs
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Fulton

$44,399,793 Total Livestock Output
339 Total Livestock Jobs
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Greene

$8,862,176 Total Livestock Output
93 Total Livestock Jobs
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Grundy

$1,087,342 Total Livestock Output
9 Total Livestock Jobs
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Hamilton

$9,618,171 Total Livestock Output
91 Total Livestock Jobs
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Hancock

$72,360,168 Total Livestock Output
495 Total Livestock Jobs
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Hardin

Henderson

$4,857,186 Total Livestock Output
37 Total Livestock Jobs
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Henry

$55,140,884 Total Livestock Output
363 Total Livestock Jobs
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Taylor and Bridgett Wildermuth

Taylor and Bridgett Wildermuth, generational farmers from Geneseo, IL,

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Iroquois

$24,987,085 Total Livestock Output
173 Total Livestock Jobs
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Jackson

$770,931 Total Livestock Output
17 Total Livestock Jobs
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Jasper

$54,189,999 Total Livestock Output
471 Total Livestock Jobs
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Jefferson

$3,254,574 Total Livestock Output
101 Total Livestock Jobs
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Paul Ayers

Paul and his wife, Erin, have a newborn son, and are from Clinton County. Paul …

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Jersey

$1,437,541 Total Livestock Output
10 Total Livestock Jobs
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Jo Daviess

$3,836,212 Total Livestock Output
45 Total Livestock Jobs
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Johnson

$1,432,487 Total Livestock Output
54 Total Livestock Jobs
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Kane

$948,498,480 Total Livestock Output
3382 Total Livestock Jobs
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Kankakee

$293,866,979 Total Livestock Output
1106 Total Livestock Jobs
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Kendall

$5,862,331 Total Livestock Output
46 Total Livestock Jobs
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Knox

$31,915,034 Total Livestock Output
214 Total Livestock Jobs
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LaSalle

$3,920,619 Total Livestock Output
15 Total Livestock Jobs
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Lake

$15,518,867 Total Livestock Output
70 Total Livestock Jobs
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Lawrence

$8,968,583 Total Livestock Output
99 Total Livestock Jobs
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Lee

$19,023,526 Total Livestock Output
90 Total Livestock Jobs
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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

$65,451,649 Total Livestock Output
437 Total Livestock Jobs
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Tom Wilkey

Tom is an at-large IPPA Director from Livingston County and has previously served on the …

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Logan

$20,951,473 Total Livestock Output
151 Total Livestock Jobs
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Thomas Titus

Thomas Titus was raised on a grain and livestock farm in East Central Illinois prior …

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Macon

$1,753,764 Total Livestock Output
7 Total Livestock Jobs
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Macoupin

$8,194,633 Total Livestock Output
104 Total Livestock Jobs
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Matt Frizzo

Matt grew up in Gillespie, IL and moved back to the area about four years …

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Madison

$22,090,472 Total Livestock Output
134 Total Livestock Jobs
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Marion

$5,849,701 Total Livestock Output
144 Total Livestock Jobs
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Marshall

$2,510,633 Total Livestock Output
20 Total Livestock Jobs
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Mason

$21,660,881 Total Livestock Output
143 Total Livestock Jobs
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Massac

$211,222 Total Livestock Output
4 Total Livestock Jobs
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McDonough

$31,459,487 Total Livestock Output
167 Total Livestock Jobs
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McHenry

$73,997,951 Total Livestock Output
356 Total Livestock Jobs
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McLean

$196,247,878 Total Livestock Output
887 Total Livestock Jobs
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Menard

$801,590 Total Livestock Output
9 Total Livestock Jobs
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Rachel Schulte

Rachel Schulte and her husband Kyle live in Oakford, IL with their daughter Reagan. Rachel …

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Mercer

$42,444,329 Total Livestock Output
270 Total Livestock Jobs
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Monroe

$93,939,696 Total Livestock Output
522 Total Livestock Jobs
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Montgomery

$40,991,878 Total Livestock Output
350 Total Livestock Jobs
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Dale Weitekamp

Meet Dale, a pig farmer, local EMT volunteer and former Peace Corps member from Montgomery …

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Morgan

$7,151,736 Total Livestock Output
65 Total Livestock Jobs
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The Six Family

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

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Moultrie

$2,253,693 Total Livestock Output
11 Total Livestock Jobs
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Ogle

$418,505,795 Total Livestock Output
1594 Total Livestock Jobs
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Peoria

$90,274,524 Total Livestock Output
353 Total Livestock Jobs
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Basehoar Family

“I have four daughters that I am hopeful to provide for, with …

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Perry

$63,454 Total Livestock Output
2 Total Livestock Jobs
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Piatt

$313,429 Total Livestock Output
2 Total Livestock Jobs
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Pike

$70,491,778 Total Livestock Output
525 Total Livestock Jobs
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Pope

Pulaski

$798 Total Livestock Output

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Putnam

$75,689 Total Livestock Output
1 Total Livestock Jobs
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Randolph

$928,971 Total Livestock Output
14 Total Livestock Jobs
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Richland

$14,412,155 Total Livestock Output
188 Total Livestock Jobs
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Rock Island

$281,977,844 Total Livestock Output
990 Total Livestock Jobs
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Saline

$266,239,423 Total Livestock Output
1183 Total Livestock Jobs
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Sangamon

$8,726,789 Total Livestock Output
127 Total Livestock Jobs
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Schuyler

$32,091,095 Total Livestock Output
205 Total Livestock Jobs
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Scott

$39,256,771 Total Livestock Output
301 Total Livestock Jobs
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Shelby

$2,729,470 Total Livestock Output
29 Total Livestock Jobs
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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

$30,800,862 Total Livestock Output
287 Total Livestock Jobs
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Dan Sprague

Dan Sprague was raised in West-central Illinois and completed his degree in Animal Science at …

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Stark

$2,504,945 Total Livestock Output
19 Total Livestock Jobs
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Stephenson

$29,044,581 Total Livestock Output
218 Total Livestock Jobs
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Tazewell

$11,448,963 Total Livestock Output
95 Total Livestock Jobs
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Union

$10,260,071 Total Livestock Output
56 Total Livestock Jobs
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Vermilion

$32,440,299 Total Livestock Output
139 Total Livestock Jobs
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Wabash

$107,736 Total Livestock Output
2 Total Livestock Jobs
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Warren

$903,328,806 Total Livestock Output
2522 Total Livestock Jobs
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AJ Kilfoil

AJ and his wife, Hilary, live in Monmouth, Illinois with their children Cooper, Lydia and …

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Washington

$14,141,971 Total Livestock Output
153 Total Livestock Jobs
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Wayne

$16,948,823 Total Livestock Output
290 Total Livestock Jobs
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White

$5,181,572 Total Livestock Output
54 Total Livestock Jobs
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Whiteside

$24,415,655 Total Livestock Output
156 Total Livestock Jobs
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Will

$258,032,724 Total Livestock Output
1057 Total Livestock Jobs
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Williamson

$194,934 Total Livestock Output
4 Total Livestock Jobs
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Winnebago

$56,941,971 Total Livestock Output
323 Total Livestock Jobs
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Carrie Pollard

Carrie is from Winnebago and is back on the IPPA board after serving previously from …

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Woodford

$34,920,527 Total Livestock Output
309 Total Livestock Jobs
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The Janssen Family

The Janssen family has a 200 head farrow-to-finish pig farm in Woodford County. Additionally, the …

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Gallatin