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    Swine Breeding Herd Increases for First Time Since 2019

    For the first time in 2.5 years, the national swine breeding herd experienced a year-over-year increase, according to the latest USDA Hogs […]

    December 29, 2022
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    Livestock Market Shows Few Surprises to Latest USDA Report

    Cattle and hog markets saw few changes after the latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report from USDA. The report detailed […]

    December 15, 2022
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    Cash Cattle Climb to Seven-Year Highs

    Profitability for cattle producers hanging on to their herds continues to grow as cash cattle climbed to its highest point in seven […]

    October 28, 2022
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    Sharp Drop in Lean Hog Futures Lead to Speculation

    This week’s bearish news on the lean hog futures shocked many market participants, particularly after last month’s bullish inventory numbers. December lean […]

    October 7, 2022
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    Hog Numbers Stagnant Amidst Economic Uncertainties

    The U.S. hog herd remains relatively stable, according to a University of Missouri livestock economist. As 2023 inches closer, numbers aren’t expanding […]

    October 3, 2022
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    Beef Prices Drop to Lowest Since Mid-May

    Beef prices have hit a new summer low after technical action this week in the market. While positive for live cattle, little-to-no […]

    August 26, 2022
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    Pork Industry Contributes $57 Billion to U.S. Economy

    According to a new report from the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), 66,000 U.S. pig farms sold more than 140 million hogs […]

    July 13, 2022
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    Two Ways Pork Producers Can Strengthen Export Opportunities

    While export opportunities typically aren’t thought to be in the power of individual producers, the National Pork Board contends that pork producers […]

    February 24, 2022
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    Kansas State Researchers Seek to Prevent Spread of African Swine Fever Virus

    As the threat of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) looms on the mind of any pork producer, Kansas State researchers are going […]

    December 8, 2021
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    Hours of Service Limit for Truckers Extended Through February

    For those hauling certain supplies, including livestock, Hours of Service (HOS) rule limit increases have been extended through the end of February […]

    December 1, 2021