The aim of this new 6-page document is to introduce the financial considerations for a market hog project, to maximize profits for the project and to demystify the unexpected expenses that are often incurred. Secondarily, this document is designed to serve as a guide in creating a market hog project budget. The audience for this document includes youth interested in or participating in a market hog project, their families, and other interested parties. Written by Alyssa Schortinghouse, Brian Estevez, Chad Carr, and Nick Simmons, and published by the UF/IFAS Florida 4-H Youth Development Program.
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