Scouts along the Western Leg of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour are ‘on the homestretch’ as they make their way to Rochester, Minnesota.
However, Southwest Iowa answered some one question for scouts on tour.
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