2020 Hogs: More Supply, Profitable Prices? Jan 7, 2020

🕔Jan 7, 2020
The USDA’s December Hogs and Pigs report indicates that producers continue to expand, with the December 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs coming in at 77.338 million head, a record for […]

Ag Trade: African Swine Fever Roils Markets, Food Price Concerns Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
Bloomberg News reported last week that, “China’s hog population has stopped shrinking and is starting to rise, after months of decline because of African swine fever, and the recovery should […]

Pork Industry: Some Recovery from Decade Low Prices Jan 7, 2019

🕔Jan 7, 2019
The U.S. pork industry has been expanding the breeding herd and growing since mid-2014. The rate of breeding herd expansion peaked in early 2018 at a 3.5 percent annual growth […]

Livestock Markets: Too Much Pork, Tariffs Mean Too Few Buyers Jul 9, 2018

🕔Jul 9, 2018
The pork industry appears to be headed for a period of large losses in which excess pork supplies force prices below costs of production. In addition, demand will likely be […]

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 […]

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 […]

Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low Nov 14, 2017

🕔Nov 14, 2017
Consumers could see lower prices on holiday hams and turkeys this year, said Dr. David Anderson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension economist in College Station. Anderson said wholesale prices on whole […]

South Korea Importing More U.S. Beef at Record High Prices – DTN Jan 20, 2017

🕔Jan 20, 2017
Despite a regain in consumer interest for imported pork, ostensibly because of bird flu, South Korea’s pork imports slightly decreased over the past year, both overall and from the U.S. […]

Livestock Markets: Beef and Pork’s Role in Filling the Supply Gap Aug 29, 2016

🕔Aug 29, 2016
Listen to MP3 podcast Producers of beef and pork have generally been discouraged about recent low prices as cash prices have dropped sharply this year. Spring finished cattle price highs […]

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