After the worst drought in half a century hammered livestock producers like Hoelscher with record-high feed grain prices, there is renewed interest in raising pigs, an indication that the struggling hog industry is on the cusp of a recovery.
I can’t say that I have ever taken photos before while riding on a four wheeler. I also can’t say what possessed me to shoot this photo at arms length. But I can say that I’m surprised my knee isn’t in the photo!
I’ve never had to shower before a shoot, or elect to take one after, but my recent visit to a hog farm in northern Indiana was full of firsts. I was also asked to wear the farms clothes, shoes thankfully a Tyvek jumpsuit. All of which kept me clean and my car ride home pleasant… as you might imagine from the pics.