The slight rise in weights in this data set is pretty typical for the late winter period and a plateauing of weights can be expected for another four to six weeks before it begins the seasonal decline.
Cash hog prices were higher this week, but the cutout value was lower. Friday morning's pork cutout value was $78.73/cwt FOB the plants. That is down $3.04 from the week before and down 32 cents from a year ago. This mo
President Donald Trump said he had a productive conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping on trade and North Korea ahead of a highly anticipated meeting planned between the two leaders at the G-20 summit this month.