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    Pork Producers Reluctant to Expand, Says Industry Financial Specialist

    Steve Malakowsky, vice president of swine lending for Compeer Financial, shared takeaways from his recent travels to hog industry tradeshows with Pork […]

    February 23, 2023
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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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    Pork Leaders Discuss Technology, Labor at Swine Innovation Forum

    As pork industry leaders met at North Carolina State University’s Swine Innovation Forum, technology and labor remained key topics throughout the event. […]

    May 18, 2022
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    New USDA Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program Offers Chance to Recoup Losses

    The USDA announced new relief payments for livestock producers who had to euthanize animals during the pandemic. Unveiled July 13, the Pandemic […]

    July 15, 2021
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    May U.S. beef and pork Export Values Shatter Records

    U.S. beef and pork export values from May showed impressive growth, even shattering previous records, according to the USDA. The newly released […]

    July 8, 2021
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    70 Lawmakers Push for Immediate USDA Revision of Pork Processing Speed Mandate

    A group of 70 lawmakers worked together this week to ask federal administrators and USDA officials to reevaluate current pork harvest facility […]

    July 1, 2021
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    2022 California Pork Shortage is Inevitable Says Local Economist

    January 1, 2022, will bring a new year and the start of a significant pork shortage in California says a local state […]

    June 29, 2021
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    June USDA Hogs and Pig Report Shows a 2% Inventory Decrease from Prior Year

    After several surprises came from the March release, the pork industry was eager to see the June USDA Hogs and Pigs Report. […]

    June 25, 2021
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    Feed Costs Force Pork Producers to Make Tough Decisions as Hog Futures Hit 7-Year High

    Some pork producers are liquidating herd numbers just as prices are rebounding. The cause: rising feed costs. As restaurants reopen, traders are […]

    May 26, 2021