The pork business certainly has its challenges. Hog farmers continually grapple with high feed prices, environmental hiccups and criticism from animal welfare groups. But some producers are creating a path to profitability by pursuing smaller, more specialized markets. From Iowa, Harvest Public Media’s Amy Mayer has the story of Eden Farms.
Last Tuesday a number of economists and financial experts including a former US treasurer came to the University of Missouri to share their knowledge and experience at the fifth annual Personal Finance symposium. KBIA’s Olga Khrustaleva attended and has a report.