Livestock: Will Pork Producers Have a Profitable Year? Jul 8, 2019

🕔Jul 8, 2019The pork outlook started this year on a downbeat, then in March and April markets recognized that African swine fever in China could cause global pork shortages and lean futures […]

Livestock: African Swine Fever – Market Impacts Persist Apr 15, 2019

🕔Apr 15, 2019Articles last week documented some of the recent impacts that African swine fever is having on hog markets, including in the U.S.  Today’s update looks at key points from several […]

Livestock: Low Hog Prices to Start the Year Mar 12, 2019

🕔Mar 12, 2019Hog prices have been struggling so far this year. USDA reports that live prices in January and February have averaged below $40 for the first time in over a decade. […]

Livestock: Will Pork Industry Have a Better 2019? Dec 3, 2018

🕔Dec 3, 2018Pork producers are expected to struggle with hog prices below costs of production through the winter. Record pork production and trade disputes continue to be the near-term drag on prices. […]

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

🕔Jun 4, 2018Listen 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 […]

Livestock Market: Hog Price Prospects Strengthen Dec 4, 2017

🕔Dec 4, 2017Hog 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 […]

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