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Guests: Todd Dail

Price of Pork

August 15, 2016


It’s ‘Ag Monday’ with Chris Manns of PTI Securities & Futures in-studio. Todd Dail, 4th generation farmer and serving Board Member of the Illinois Pork Producers Association, breaks down the litany of regulations Illinois farmers face when building/maintaining hog confines. Then, David Jackson, Pulitzer Prize winning reporter at the Chicago Tribune, discusses his explosive series of articles (‘The Price of Pork’) that expose the costly price consumers are paying for cheap pork products. In hour 2 Chief and Chris Manns talk markets, the Olympics and the underlying aspects of inflation facing Americans on a daily basis.

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