Japan might increase the amount of agriculture trade conducted with the U.S. through potential trade deal that was announced by President Trump following a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
U.S. swine production has seen gains in sow productivity, measured by piglets weaned per sow per litter farrowed. But it has accompanied by an increase in the number of total born piglets that are alive at weaning.
Sows were monitored throughout gestation—identifying nutrition requirements into how much energy in their diet went for maintenance, and growth of the sow, and how much was left for the developing litter.
According to a report from the United Nations, meat production is expected to fall for the first time in two decades because of pork production declines. Thee is still expected to be growth in chicken and beef.