Prop 12 has been a big topic in the pork industry for a while now and with the new year, producers were preparing to see some big changes. Steve Meyer an Economist with Partners for Production Agriculture spoke to pork producers at the Iowa Pork Congress about the latest update on the law.
Market access is important to producers. According to the NPPC, over 25 percent of pork production is exported to other markets. In 2020, the US pork industry exported $7.7 billion in pork and pork products to over 100 countries.