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Barry Goodwin Sees Potential Problems for Small Hog Farmers in California

Barry Goodwin, professor of economics, argues that the new California ballot initiative that will protect farm animals against cruel living conditions will not only drive up egg and bacon prices but cause delays in production.

“These new rules will decrease farm productivity and unduly affect small hog farms, leading to consolidation in the industry as larger operations crowd them out,” said Goodwin.

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