Ag Trade: China, South Korea Ban German Pork Due to African Swine Fever Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
Late last week, Bloomberg writers Megan Durisin, Brian Parkin, and Isis Almeida reported that, “A deadly pig disease has materialized in Germany for the first time, threatening to hammer exports from Europe’s […]

Livestock: Hog Market Faces More Uncertainty, Volatility Going Forward Mar 30, 2020

🕔Mar 30, 2020
The USDA’s March Hogs and Pigs report pegs the March 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs at 77.6 million head, a record for this quarter and up 4% from a year […]

Ag Groups Push Back On California’s Pork Production Requirements Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
Two agriculture groups last week filed a legal challenge to a California law that requires hog producers to abide by certain regulations in order to sell pork in California. The […]

Livestock: African Swine Fever Continues to Impact U.S. Pork, World Protein Markets Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019
Earlier this month, in its monthly Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook, USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) explained that, “U.S. trade data through September indicate that in the first three quarters […]

China “Scouring the World for Meat” as African Swine Fever Impacts Protein Markets Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019
Bloomberg News reported last week that, “Tang Jie, who works on a pig farm, says he used to get pork from the wet market near his home every day. But […]

China Pork Shortage Overrides Tariffs – DTN Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019
The pork shortage in China caused by African swine fever continues to overcome high import tariffs for U.S. pork heading to the Chinese market. Dan Halstrom, president and CEO of […]

Ag Trade: China – Opportunities for Pork, Beef; Cotton Hurt by Tariffs Jul 24, 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019
Despite Chinese tariffs on U.S. pork, dynamics associated with the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak have created market opportunities for pork exports to China.  In addition, Chinese beef imports surged […]

China: African Swine Fever Outbreak Worsens – DTN May 31, 2019

🕔May 31, 2019
The impact of China’s African swine fever outbreak has grown, as the disease arrived in one of the country’s largest production areas while pork stockpiles are rapidly falling as well. […]

Ag Trade: Pork, Soybean Markets Adjust to African Swine Fever Apr 22, 2019

🕔Apr 22, 2019
Recent news items have focused on the impacts that African Swine Fever (AFS) in China is having on pork and soybean markets.  Today’s update looks briefly at these issues in […]

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

🕔Apr 15, 2019
Articles 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 […]

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