It's hard to think about when animals need to be euthanized. It’s harder when you’re the one doing it. Veterinarians are put in that position often. Think what would happen if a foreign animal disease were to hit.
Pigs from the central Alberta farm reporting the province’s first PED outbreak might be sent to market in the U.S., after local Canadian farmers voice concern about the disease contaminating slaughter sites.
The United States corn production forecast decreased to 14.63 billion bushels, down 152 million bushels from the October forecast. At 178.9 bu. per acre, the yield decrease of 1.8 bu. came in below pre-report estimates.
AgriTalk host Chip Flory gets the rundown from the guys at Pro Farmer. Editor Brian Grete, and new Sr. Market Analyst Jeff Wilson joined the show on Tuesday. Newsman Davis Michaelson covered the day’s action.
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
Last week’s “The Rest of the Story” ended with thinking there would be a surprise(s) in last Thursday’s report. There were surprises on all accounts: acreage of corn and soybeans as well as stocks as of March 1.