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
When Arick Baker and Buddy Schumacher tumbled into corn flows, but emerged to tell harrowing tales separated by three years and 250 miles, the rookie and the veteran became remarkable survival exceptions.