Wild pigs are an invasive species first introduced to Indiana in the late 1980s. They're blamed for millions of dollars in damage to crops each year.
The Jackson County Board of Zoning Appeals is allowing Kyle Broshears to move forward in creating a 4,000-hog feeding operation.
Soybean and corn prices are being driven down by increased supply from both within the U.S. and internationally.
A virus spreading to hogs around the nation will impact pork production in Indiana.
Residents say they worry the 4,400-head hog farm will overuse water resources and cause a decline in property values.
Pigs are back at the state fair after being removed because of swine flu concerns.