An Indiana pork farmer says he’s bracing for more regulatory requirements. Keith Schoettmer tells Brownfield, “Proposition 12 was a shot across the bow, if you will, that these types of challenges are going to come.”
Schoettmer, a former America’s Pig Farmer of the Year, owns and operates a midsize farrow to finish operation in central Indiana. He says the impact of Proposition 12 on retail prices is still unclear. “We don’t know if we have enough supply raise under Prop 12 standards to meet that demand out there,” he says.