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Economic Impact

According to Saskatchewan Agriculture, Food and Rural Revitalization, livestock production in Saskatchewan generates approximately $1.5 billion annually in farm cash receipts, accounting for approximately 28% of the Provinces total farm cash receipts.

While intensive hog barns are often promoted in communities for the economic benefits they will bring, a report called the "Economic Fallacies of Hog Production" provides some information that examines these so-called benefits in more detail from a rural community perspective.