Livestock Markets: Pork Export Variables and China Jan 22, 2021

🕔Jan 22, 2021
Earlier this month, in its Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade report, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) stated that, “Driven by higher estimates for pork, the China total meat import forecasts for both 2020 and 2021 are […]

JBS Reaches Pork Settlement in Court – DTN Jan 22, 2021

🕔Jan 22, 2021
JBS has reached a settlement in an ongoing class-action lawsuit that alleges JBS, along with several other large meat companies, conspired to raise the price of pork. According to the […]

USDA Reports Summary – DTN Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
USDA on Tuesday released its January Crop Production, World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE), Quarterly Stocks and Winter Wheat Seedings reports. USDA lowered soybean ending stocks to 140 million […]

Livestock: Cattle Finishing Net Returns Prospects for 2021 Jan 11, 2021

🕔Jan 11, 2021
COVID-19 and fluctuating fed cattle and feed prices resulted in another challenging year for cattle finishers.  An earlier article examined net returns for the first nine months of 2020.  This article […]

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, […]

Hog Market: Significant Revisions, Bullish Inventories, Bearish Farrowing Estimates Jan 4, 2021

🕔Jan 4, 2021
The USDA’s December Hogs and Pigs report places the December 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs at 77.5 million head, down about 1.2% from last quarter and right at the average […]

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: USDA Wants One-Stop Biotech Shop – DTN Dec 23, 2020

🕔Dec 23, 2020
Just a week after the Food and Drug Administration approved genetically altered pigs for food and medical use, USDA announced Monday the department is soliciting feedback to take over authority […]

Pennsylvania: Insect Damage to Corn; Minor and Unrelated to Yield in Organic Dec 22, 2020

🕔Dec 22, 2020
The growing demand for organic livestock, poultry, and eggs is driving Pennsylvania’s #3 ranking for organic sales in the U.S., following #1 ranked California and #2 Washington. The demand for […]

Future Pandemics – Human and Livestock – Require Highly-Funded, Long-Term Research – Commnetary Dec 21, 2020

🕔Dec 21, 2020
The approval of an Emergency Use Authorization of a vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease called COVID-19, is an important step in bringing the pandemic under control. […]

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