Cargill announces that it will invest more than $15 million in a new piglet feed production line in Tianjin, China. The expansion will provide early life nutrition options for Chinese customers and their animals.
AgriTalk Host Chip Flory catches up on the Farm Bill with Rep. Mike Conaway. He also gets the latest from the Winter Wheat Tour with Michael Hertzer, and takes a deep look at progress reports with Lance Honig.
Germany said any escalation of U.S. tariffs on metal imports into a full-blown trade war could cause tangible damage to the global recovery, although the tariffs themselves should have only a limited effect.
African swine fever's not going away anytime soon. Roughly a quarter of the world’s pigs have now perished, Rabobank senior protein analyst Christine McCracken told Clinton Griffiths Tuesday on AgriTalk.
AgriTalk Host Chip Flory previews the week ahead with Pro Farmers Jim Wiesemeyer and Brian Grete. Machinery Pete also checks in after a week in Ireland, and of course he checked out machinery while he was there!
Germany's swine herd numbers are reaching near 20-year lows, resulting in a decline in pig feed demand. This causes challenges for the U.S. as it’s currently the top exporter of commodity soybeans to Germany.
Host Chip Flory talks with Christine McCracken, Executive Director, Animal Protein for RaboAgriFinance, who explains additional slaughter capacity in the U.S. should help the hog market continue the price recovery