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Pork Prices and Production #241705

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 04, 1975
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(Studio) Report on incring. food prices.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Chicago, Illinois) Meat prices reported At commodity market, future sale of hogs and bacon sets records.
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

(Peoria, Illinois) Prices up at hog auctions. [Hog farmer Elmer MARTIN - says can make money this year] Costs $90 to get hog to market
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

(Chicago, Illinois) Processing hogs drops. [Pork processor John THOMPSON - says will be upturn in 6 mos. Full production not for 9 mos. or year]
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

(Peoria, Illinois) [WOMAN - says pork prices prohibitive.] [2nd WOMAN - says won't buy if prices too high.] If production low, prices high and vice-versa.
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

Lovejoy, Sharron;
Mudd, Roger

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