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Hogs deserve watching til break-out is clear

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

China Meat Imports Hit Record as Pork Prices Jump on Swine Fever

Source: Bloomberg Imports of meat, including offal, gained 45% y/y, customs says Domestic meat prices rally as swine fever hurts pork supplies China, the world’s...

African Swine Fever Affects China’s Pork Consumption

China’s pork consumption has dropped by 10% to 15%, year-to-date, by our estimates, driven by food safety concerns. The level of consumption change varies...

NPPC Supports Executive Order to Keep America First in Agriculture

U.S. Pork Producers Call for USDA Oversight of Gene Edited Livestock on America's Farms Based on recommendations by the administration's Rural Development Taskforce, President Trump...

North Korea ignores calls for joint African swine efforts

Source: Associated Press South Korea said Wednesday North Korea has so far ignored its calls for joint efforts to stem the spread of highly contagious...

Biosecurity for Youth Exhibitors

Key African swine fever facts Pork is safe to eat. African swine fever is not in the United States. U.S. pigs are not affected...

‘No country is safe’: Thailand intensifies efforts to avert ‘pig ebola’ virus killing millions...

Source: The National Post China, the largest pork producer and consumer, has been trying to contain the outbreak since August. But with no vaccine, the...

Maximus Systems Customer Profile- GRANDVIEW FARMS, ELDRIDGE, IOWA

Grandview Farms is a family farm, owned and managed by the family for 5 generations.  Over the years they continue to grow...

Tyson Foods sues USDA over negligent inspections at Storm Lake, IA plant

Tyson Foods and Tyson Fresh Meats have filed suit, in federal court, against the U.S. Department of Agriculture alleging negligence in USDA inspections of...

Looking Back with Leon

A Retrospective Assessment of U.S. Pork Production: 1960 to 2015, or “The Look Back” as it’s often called among pig farmers and communicators, has...