Although China linked feeding kitchen waste to pigs for the majority of the early cases of ASF detected in the world’s largest pork-producing country, the cause of the latest ASF outbreaks is not known at this time.
As harvest wraps up, speculation will occur about the acreage decisions farmers will make in 2019. Current market conditions support an acreage increase in corn and a reduction in soybeans in 2019, says Todd Hubbs.
The hog market put in one of its best performances last week as the number of African swine fever (ASF) reports climbed in China. On AgriTalk, Chip Flory talked with Jim Wiesemeyer, Shaun Haney and Tim Burrack about ASF.
USTR intends to negotiate trade agreements with Japan, EU and the United Kingdom, officially beginning a new wave of work toward expanding market access for U.S. businesses, including U.S. grain farmers and exporters.
News on the trade front is getting better for U.S. pork producers as the Trump administration announced that it wants to negotiate trade agreements with the European Union, Japan and the United Kingdom.
The USDA’s estimates of Sept. 1 grains stocks pressured the price for both corn and soybeans much higher than expected. University of Illinois agricultural economist Todd Hubbs shares his weekly outlook.