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Market Drivers And Opportunities

Sep 28, 2018 by Kent Bang
The outlook, based on futures prices, indicated we would see significant losses (greater than $30) through the end of the year. Those projections showed losses continuing through most of next year.

Where Will All The Pork Go?

Sep 27, 2018 by Jennifer Shike
The numbers came in as economists expected in the September Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report. According to USDA’s inventory of all hogs and pigs on Sept. 1, 2018, total inventory was 75.5 million, up 3% from a year ago.

Dan Murphy: The Case of Smoked Seafood

Sep 27, 2018 by Dan Murphy
Only in Maine: A chef in the Pine Tree State is ‘treating’ her lobsters with marijuana to sedate them before they’re boiled alive. But state health inspectors aren’t so high on the program.

The War for Talent

Sep 27, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
What’s good for the economy isn’t necessarily good for you as a small business owner. Here’s what low unemployment rates mean to you and some tips on how you can retain your top employees.