Livestock: Prop 12 Disrupts Hog Supply, Says Rabobank – DTN Mar 12, 2021

🕔Mar 12, 2021
The pork supply chain in the United States would face “significant disruption” in 2022 when California’s Proposition 12 takes effect, a new report from Rabobank said. As of Jan. 1, […]

Livestock: African Swine Fever Issues Persist, Hog Prices Rise Mar 9, 2021

🕔Mar 9, 2021
Late last month, Bloomberg News reported that, “China’s farm ministry is touting a complete recovery in pig numbers from the ravages of African swine fever by the middle of the year. Fresh outbreaks of the virus […]

Livestock: Bill Tackles Cattle Price Transparency – DTN Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
Two United States senators are taking a shot at improving transparency in the cattle market, reintroducing a piece of legislation on Tuesday that was originally offered last year. The Cattle […]

Livestock Market: Could Corn Spark Positive Movement in Cattle Contracts? – DTN Jan 8, 2021

🕔Jan 8, 2021
The onset of the new year has been struck with some unfriendly challenges that cattlemen were hoping to be rid of by the end of 2020. However, lo and behold, […]

Cattle Market: Favorable Factors to Watch in 2021 – DTN Dec 29, 2020

🕔Dec 29, 2020
When I look over the last year — through the dips and dives the market has taken — I find myself caught in a whirlwind of unanswered questions begging for […]

Livestock: African Swine Fever in Germany Continues to Impact Pork Markets Oct 8, 2020

🕔Oct 8, 2020
Reuters News reported this week that, “One more case of African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed in a wild boar in the eastern German state of Brandenburg, Germany’s federal agriculture […]

Livestock: As Germany Battles African Swine Fever, U.S. Hog Inventory Hits Sept. Record Sep 30, 2020

🕔Sep 30, 2020
Bloomberg writer Michael Hirtzer reported late last week that, “American hog producers have been cutting back on the herd for several months, but there are signs they haven’t been moving fast enough to keep […]

Livestock: Many Market Ready Hogs with Industry Contraction to Follow Sep 30, 2020

🕔Sep 30, 2020
The USDA’s September Hogs and Pigs report places the September 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs at 79.1 million head, a record for this quarter, up just 0.7% from last year […]

USDA: No Cattle Market Wrong-Doing – DTN Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
USDA cannot conclude right now if anyone in the cattle industry violated the Packers and Stockyards Act in the aftermath of two major market disruptions over the past year. After […]

Cattle Market: Bulls or Bears? Let’s Look at the Facts – DTN Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Remember in years past when there were only one or two things we were really monitoring for the cattle market? Wouldn’t it be pleasant to only worry about beef exports […]

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