A Washington County pork producer says many people don’t realize how sustainable operations like her’s are. Heidie Vittetoe is co owner of JWV Pork. She says it’s not a coincidence that Iowa leads in both pork and corn production. Vittetoe says corn is a main ingredient in hog feed, whereas hog manure is used as a fertilizer for that corn. To hear more from that tour, listen to KCII this afternoon at 1:00, when we’ll be airing the first in a five part series of special edition news magazines in honor of Pork Month.
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