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Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low

Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Consumers could see lower prices on holiday hams and turkeys this year, said Dr. David Anderson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension economist in College Station. Anderson said wholesale prices on whole turkeys and hams are below the five-year average. Wholesale hams

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South Korea Importing More U.S. Beef at Record High Prices – DTN

South Korea Importing More U.S. Beef at Record High Prices – DTN

👤By Richard Smith DTN Tokyo Correspondent 🕔Jan 20, 2017

Despite a regain in consumer interest for imported pork, ostensibly because of bird flu, South Korea’s pork imports slightly decreased over the past year, both overall and from the U.S.   Contrastingly, beef imports volumes have surged, with the U.S.

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Livestock Markets: Beef and Pork’s Role in Filling the Supply Gap

Livestock Markets: Beef and Pork’s Role in Filling the Supply Gap

👤By Chris Hurt , Purdue University 🕔Aug 29, 2016

Listen to MP3 podcast Producers of beef and pork have generally been discouraged about recent low prices as cash prices have dropped sharply this year. Spring finished cattle price highs were near $138 per live hundredweight, but last week had

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Livestock: Pork Industry Faces Tight Margin Year

👤By Chris Hurt, Purdue University, farmdocDaily 🕔Jan 4, 2016

Listen to MP3 Podcast Pork producers in 2016 are expected to experience another year of tight margins similar to the year just completed. Pork production is expected to rise by about one percent, but beef production will rise by four

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Livestock: Lower Pork Costs Also Driven by Lower Soy-Meal Costs

👤By Chris Hurt, Purdue University, farmdocDaily 🕔Sep 1, 2015

Listen to MP3 podcast Soybean meal is an important but an “economically” secondary feed ingredient in hog diets compared to corn. My estimates suggest that soybean meal costs have been about 22 percent of the total costs of raising hogs

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The Pork Market’s ‘Black Swan’: Avian Influenza – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jun 4, 2015

Hog prices have fallen sharply during the past year and producers have found themselves trying to manage larger-than-expected supplies, but producers and market analysts still see potential for a profitable 2015. The potential “black swan” for pork producers could be

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Hogs: Price Collapse – ‘Buy the Rumor, and Sell the Fact.’ – Podcast

👤By Chris Hurt, Purdue University, farmdocDaily 🕔Mar 2, 2015

Listen to MP3 podcast Markets can take your breath away and the hog market over the past year has left many breathless. A year-ago in March, the new PED virus was the talk in the livestock media. Baby pig death

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Keith Good: Pork Prices Drop as Hog Herd Recovers from PEDv Outbreak

🕔Jan 27, 2015

Economic Matters Kelsey Gee reported yesterday at The Wall Street Journal Online that, “Bacon lovers breathe easy: the hog shortage that sent prices to new highs is over. “In the futures market, U.S. hogs are trading at four-year lows as herds bounce

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Livestock: Hog and Pork Prices Return to Reality

👤By Chris Hurt, Purdue University, farmdocDaily 🕔Nov 24, 2014

When historians look back on hog prices in 2014, they are going to ask, “What was going on?” Hog and pork prices were launched to almost unexplainable heights by concerns over reduced pork supplies from PED in the spring and

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Keith Good: Southwest Cotton Growers May be Forced to Cut Acreage

🕔Oct 13, 2014

Farm Bill AP writer Betsy Blaney reported yesterday that, “Cotton growers in Texas and other southwestern states plagued by years of drought may plant fewer acres next season because of a bureaucratic delay in implementing a provision of the farm bill. “The

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