Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, Active Volume Sessions in Lean Hogs Continues, July...

    Active Volume Sessions in Lean Hogs Continues   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Thursday July 13, 2017   LEAN HOGS Three items stand out as I analyze the lean hog...

Jim Long Commentary, National Pork Industry Conference, July 12 2017

This week the National Pork Industry Conference in Wisconsin has 950 attendees.  We were fortunate to speak.  Here are some of the text of...

Mike Brumm Economist Commentary, What About Space Per Pig?, July 11 2017

There is renewed interest regarding the impact of space per pig on both pig performance and the financials associated with this performance. More than...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, Fresh Belly Prices Continue to Grind into Record...

  LEAN HOGS Cash was up .50 on Monday with the cutout steady. Bellies continue to edge higher and into fresh all-time highs on very tight...

Wanda Schott Patsche Pork Producer Commentary, Important Information Your Cardiologist May Not Know, July...

Blog post by guest blogger, Sarah Marketon. Sarah is the Director of Communications at Wisconsin Farm Bureau. Our bodies and our health are very important....

Scott Brown Weekly Livestock Market Update, July 10, 2017

  Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •In the markets this week: Fed cattle down $1 to $2 for the week. No reports...

Dennis Smith of Archer Financial Services Commentar, July 6 2017

  LEAN HOGS Instead of coming in lower as predicted in the early report, cash hog prices were fully steady yesterday. The cutout edged higher with...

Jim Long Commentary, U.S Hogs and Pigs Report More Pigs!, July 4 2017

The USDA released the June 1st Hogs and Report last Friday.  Lots more pigs!  2.2 million more markets.  This will lead to almost 100,000...

Mike Brumm Economist Commentary, Labor Needs in Production Units, July 3 2017

    The 4th of July holiday is tomorrow. Many readers of this blog in the United States are taking today as a vacation day so...