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"Fry, Moore, Bacon"
During the week of January 30th, Iowa Rep. Rob Bacon of Slater was able to get House colleagues Tom Moore and Joel Fry to collaborate on a resolution to honor Iowa's pork producers. House Resolution 3 was introduced by "Fry, Moore, Bacon" and passed on a voice vote.
JBS, Ottumwa’s largest employer, produces more than 6 million 8-ounce servings of pork per day, and more than 1 billion pounds per year. Here are some interesting facts:
- Harvests and processes about 4.65 million market hogs per year
- Employs 2,482 people in both salaried and hourly jobs
- Produces 2 million pounds of bacon per week!
During the year 2016, City of Ottumwa spent $3.8 million in road improvements, including patching 7,187 potholes.