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Small scale swine production is gaining popularity among small, diversified farm owners, hobby farmers and youth with interest in showing. This is quite the alternative to the larger confinement systems in “modern” swine production. Successful swine operations, even at the small scale level, need to have adequate management preparation, facilities, and biosecurity for herd health. The information below can provide you with some of the tips and plans for developing your own small scale swine operation.


Swine Production

Swine: Selection and Mating of Breeding Stock

Resources and Additional Information

Panhandle Agriculture E-newsletter

UF/IFAS Extension Escambia County Blogs

Contact Information:
Nick Simmons, County Extension Director and Extension Agent II
3740 Stefani Road
Cantonment, FL  32533
(850) 475-5230