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      Livestock: Pork Industry – Future Not Looking Good Jun 4, 2018

      🕔Jun 4, 2018
      Listen to MP3 Podcast Large pork supplies, rising costs, and potential trade retaliation from both Mexico and China continue to cast a shadow over the pork industry. Losses are expected […]

      Indiana: Farm Management Tour, Franklin, June 21-22 May 24, 2018

      🕔May 24, 2018
      Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and Purdue Extension will host the 86th annual Farm Management Tour in Johnson and Shelby counties June 21-22. The two-day farm tour will feature […]

      Livestock: Pork Tariffs Sour Industry Outlook Apr 2, 2018

      🕔Apr 2, 2018
      The 2018 outlook early this year was for modest profitability. Now, it has shifted to losses. The reasons are clear. Higher costs and lost exports as China has implemented a […]

      Livestock: Hog Prices Increase, But So Do Feed Costs Feb 26, 2018

      🕔Feb 26, 2018
      Listen to MP3 Podcast The pork market has been favored by strong demand and that remains supportive for hog prices this year. Prospects remain positive for higher producer prices again […]

      Livestock: Hog Prices Supported by Strong Demand Jan 2, 2018

      🕔Jan 2, 2018
      In USDA’s December Hogs and Pigs report, pork producers indicated they continue to increase the breeding herd at a slow-sustainable pace. The breeding herd was up one percent and the […]

      Livestock Market: Hog Price Prospects Strengthen Dec 4, 2017

      🕔Dec 4, 2017
      Hog prices this fall have been stronger than anticipated. In early October, USDA analysts estimated that fourth quarter live prices would average $38 to $40 per hundredweight. Now it looks […]

      Indiana: Top Farmer Conference, West Lafayette, Jan. 9 Nov 16, 2017

      🕔Nov 16, 2017
      Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will present the 50th Top Farmer Conference on Jan. 9 at the Beck Agricultural Center in West Lafayette. A pre-conference workshop will be held on Jan. 8 at the […]

      SW Indiana Ag Economic Summit, Jasper, Nov. 17 Oct 27, 2017

      🕔Oct 27, 2017
      Purdue Extension and Dubois Strong, a public-private partnership to promote economic growth in Dubois County, will host the 2017 Southwest Indiana Agriculture Economic Summit on Nov. 17. Local producers, agricultural […]

      Livestock Markets: Pork Industry’s Sustainable Expansion Oct 9, 2017

      🕔Oct 9, 2017
      Listen to MP3 podcast The pork industry has been in expansion now for three years dating back to 2014 when the PED virus reduced pork supplies and sent hog prices […]

      Indiana: Agronomy Field Day, West Lafayette, Sept. 7 Jul 24, 2017

      🕔Jul 24, 2017
      Farmers trying to balance weak crop prices and rising input costs can learn more about farm financial fitness at a field day sponsored by Purdue Extension, the Purdue Department of […]

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