XENIA —The future of the hog industry will be discussed at the next Greene County Farm Forum, which will be held 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25 at Union United Methodist Church located, 393 Washington Road.
Tom Pitstick, who along with his wife Lynn, operates one of the county’s largest and longest operating hog farms, Pitstick Pork Farms. Pitstick will share his thoughts on one of the greatest changes in farming in the last fifty years and what he sees as the future of the hog industry.
According to a release from the farm forum, in 1969 Greene County had 100,000 hogs on farms as compared with the 2012 Agriculture Census which showed 12,000.
The program will start at 6:30 p.m. with a $10 per person meal. The program will begin at 7 p.m. RSVP to Paul Ayres by Friday, Sept. 22 if intending to have dinner. Reservations are not necessary for those attending only the meeting. Ayres can be reached at 937-352-6379 or at [email protected] The meeting is open to the public.
Story courtesy of Greene County Farm Forum.