U.S. Hog Prices Climb – Imports to the Philippines Rise, Chinese Demand Expected to Moderate Apr 12, 2021

    🕔Apr 12, 2021
    Last week, Reuters News reported that, “Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday reduced pork import tariffs as the government seeks to address a domestic shortage by ramping up purchases from abroad. “The Southeast Asian country, the world’s […]

    Livestock: Watching African Swine Fever in China, Demand for Feed and Pork Mar 30, 2021

    🕔Mar 30, 2021
    Reuters News reported last week that, “China reported an outbreak of African swine fever in Xinjiang region, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday. “The outbreak occurred on a farm in Yili […]

    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 […]

    Keeping African Swine Fever at Bay – DTN Oct 7, 2020

    🕔Oct 7, 2020
    The pork industry in the United States is getting ready to release a volunteer “contract tracing” program for hogs that the industry hopes would stave off an export and supply […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

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

    🕔Jul 8, 2019
    The 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: Will Pork Industry Have a Better 2019? Dec 3, 2018

    🕔Dec 3, 2018
    Pork 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, 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 […]


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