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Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, November 12th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets - Cash fed cattle prices are $1.25 lower and cash...

Colombia: Continued Growth for U.S. Pork Exports: by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing

Colombia continues to be at the forefront of rapidly expanding U.S. pork export markets. In 2017, U.S. pork and pork variety meat exports to...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, October 29th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: • This week in the markets - Cash cattle ended the $1.25 higher, while feeder...

Importance of U.S. Export Markets Seen on International Mission, by Derrick Sleezer, International Marketing...

I recently returned home from the National Pork Board’s International Marketing Committee Asia Mission that included stops in Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong, and Macau....

Chris Hurt from Purdue University, Pork Prospects Improve, But Losses Still Loom

The pork outlook looked bleak in August. Fear of large pork supplies and Mexican and Chinese tariffs on U.S. pork exports appeared disastrous to...

4 Key Factors to Ask About Pig Sourcing Bryan Myers, DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services

Weaned pig sourcing has the potential to affect the profitability of an enterprise greatly.  Here are 4 things to keep in mind when considering...

Learning Where “The Puck Will Be” with U.S. Exports on an International Mission: By...

“Skate to where the puck will be.” While that quote is often attributed to the great hockey player Wayne Gretzky, Wayne himself credits his...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, September 11th 2018

Smithfield to Shut Down After Today Due to Hurricane By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday September 11, 2018   LEAN HOGS: Cash hog prices were up...

Chris Hurt from Purdue University, Pork Industry Says It Feels Like 1998 All Over...

All you need to say is "1998" and a pork producer's expression will turn sour. In the fall of that year, hog prices essentially...

Food, and Pork, at the Heart of U.S. Meat Export Federation’s Heartland Tour by...

I read an article recently about why Sichuan food—even the best of the best—doesn’t taste the same outside of the Chinese province. The article...