Hog futures appear to be making a rebound. AgDay’s Clinton Griffiths reported that's after USDA announced U.S. pork export sales jumped 36% the last week of August to the highest total since last November.
Don’t count your chickens before they hatch. However, there is a decent chance that profitability will return to the pork industry this fall, well ahead of forecasts that don’t see much black ink until summer 2021.
U.S. pork and beef exports in July were up from June, but still down from a year ago, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation. Here's a look at the latest numbers.
If you aren’t a pig farmer, it’s hard to understand all of the factors that go into producing pork for the consumer. That’s one reason why Abbie Johnson, 16, decided to help bridge that gap. Here's her story.
Excess pork supplies are weighing heavy on hog markets. In the August Rabobank Agribusiness Review, analysts say weaker demand and ample hog supplies will continue to limit the upside in lean hog values.
The work of pig farmers is the core of a vital pork industry in Iowa, says a new study. To put it into perspective, 147,105 Iowa jobs are created by the pork industry through direct, indirect and induced jobs.
In an effort to contain a recent wave of COVID-19 cases, the government of South Korea has re-imposed heightened social distancing requirements in the Seoul area, including restrictions on some food providers.