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    Data Shows U.S. Pork Production as Carbon Neutral

    The National Pork Board says U.S. pork production is carbon neutral. Recent environmental studies from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) show […]

    February 6, 2023
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    Beef Profit Margins Narrow

    Cattle feeding margins narrowed considerably to kick off February, with average profits coming in at $15/head, a significant $45 decline from the […]

    February 2, 2023
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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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    Inflation Keeps Pace with Pork Demand, Margins Stay Tight in 2022 and Likely in 2023

    Looking ahead to the new year, economists agree that the price of pigs likely won’t spur many challenges for pork producers. This […]

    December 27, 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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    U.S. Supreme Court Hears Pork Industry’s Arguments on California’s Prop 12

    U.S. Supreme Court justices heard arguments from the National Pork Producers Council regarding a lower court’s decision to throw out their lawsuit […]

    October 13, 2022
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    August Pork Exports Outpace 2021 for First Time in 2022

    U.S. pork exports have topped year-ago totals for the first time this year. USDA data compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation […]

    October 10, 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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    Lower Beef and Poultry Production Pave the Way for More Pork

    USDA’s most recent “World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates” report revealed lower total red meat and poultry production for 2023. Due to […]

    September 26, 2022
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    Supreme Court Set to Hear Prop 12 Concerns from Pork Producers

    Back in the headlines, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments from the NPPC and AFBF about concerns over California’s Proposition […]

    September 19, 2022