Iowa hog inventory up 6%
Latest USDA hogs and pigs report also shows growth in the national herd.

As of March 1, there were 25.2 million hogs and pigs on Iowa farms, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) quarterly hogs and pigs report released last week. 

Iowa remains the largest grower of hogs, raising more than double what the next closest state, Minnesota, produces.

Inventory in Iowa was un­­changed from the previous ...