Corn, Soybean Markets: Implications from the June 30 Acreage Report – Video Jul 11, 2017

🕔Jul 11, 2017
Purdue ag economists Chris Hurt & David Widmar discuss implications of USDA’s June 30 Acreage report on the outlook for corn and soybeans.

Livestock Market: Weather Clouds Pork Outlook Jul 10, 2017

🕔Jul 10, 2017
Pork producers are watching the weather forecast almost as intently as crop producers. Higher feed prices driven by weather forecasts are now a new threat to their returns. Current feed […]

Livestock Markets: Pork Industry Favored by Strong Demand Apr 10, 2017

🕔Apr 10, 2017
Hog prices are expected to increase in 2017 even with three percent more pork production. Prices will be supported by stronger demand because of a growing U.S. economy and by […]

Livestock Market: Hog Prices Outperform Expectations Feb 27, 2017

🕔Feb 27, 2017
The pork industry outlook has experienced a major shift to the upside. Pork producers are pleased to see 2017 hog prices higher than expected. The low point for the industry […]

Livestock Market: Will 2017 Have More Pork with Higher Hog Prices? Jan 3, 2017

🕔Jan 3, 2017
Listen to MP3 Podcast The latest Hogs and Pigs report released on December 23 indicated that pork supplies in 2017 will be larger than pre-report expectations. Slaughter numbers have run […]

Livestock: Modest Pork Expansion, But Brexit Casts Shadow Jun 27, 2016

🕔Jun 27, 2016
Listen to MP3 podcast In the June Hogs and Pigs survey, pork producers told USDA they had increased the size of the breeding herd by one percent relative to year […]

Hog Profits – Battle Between Higher Hog Prices and Higher Feed Prices Jun 6, 2016

🕔Jun 6, 2016
Listen to MP3 podcast Here we go again! Higher feed prices are once again the main story reducing prospects for profitability in pork production. In the first quarter of 2016, […]

Delayed Corn Planting? Now Could Be the Time to Switch to Soybeans May 12, 2016

🕔May 12, 2016
Farmers who have been delayed in planting corn could take advantage of a market rally in soybeans and switch to that crop, Purdue agricultural economist Chris Hurt says. Soybean prices […]

Livestock: Falling Cattle Prices, Where Is the Bottom? May 2, 2016

🕔May 2, 2016
Listen to MP3 podcast Cattle prices have had a rough spring. After peaking in late 2014 and early 2015, prices have been adjusting downward from very lofty peaks. High prices […]

2016 Corn Planted Acres Up – Prices Could Fall to $3 or Less Apr 4, 2016

🕔Apr 4, 2016
U.S. farmers reacted to global markets in making a major shift by intending to plant more acres in corn this year than last, a situation that could add to abundant […]

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