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USA – Default

Alan Brugler - Barchart - Thu May 4, 4:45PM CDT The May and July hog contracts were triple digits weaker at the close on Thursday. The other front months were also red, going home down by 35 to 95 cents. USDA quoted the...
Pork/Hogs: The December Hogs and Pigs report showed 1 percent more market hogs than a year ago and just 2 percent fewer breeding animals. Adjusting quarterly pork production forecasts to information in the report resulted in a 2024 production...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced it will begin providing additional, automatic financial assistance for qualifying guaranteed Farm Loan Programs (FLP) borrowers who are facing financial risk. The announcement is part of the $3.1 billion to...
Demand uncertainties rise as consumers face mounting pressures. With inflation outpacing wage growth, lower real wages are expected to negatively impact protein consumption in Q4 2022 and 1H 2023. Value-conscious consumers are already seeking out lower-value cuts, trading down from...
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is offering support to hog sector customers in Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces facing financial hardship as a result of the current crisis in the hog industry. Hog industry partners have faced numerous challenges in...
Steady production growth and weaker consumption continue to weigh on global pork markets and trade. Improved health and productivity are boosting production and feed prices have improved, though uncertainties remain. Meanwhile, pork consumers remain cautious amid geopolitical uncertainty. After facing...
Global pork trade should pick up in the second half of 2022. A slight easing of feed costs and resilient consumer demand are improving market prospects. Still, challenges to growth remain as African swine fever continues to spread and...
The pork industry is experiencing a notable resurgence characterized by a series of favorable trends and market dynamics. Amidst these shifts, both domestic and international factors are playing pivotal roles in shaping the industry's trajectory. In recent times, wean-to-finish operations,...
According to a recent Rabobank report on global pork trade, competition among major exporters has intensified, and the competitive landscape will continue to shift in the coming years. Low-cost producers like Brazil and the US will likely be at...
Summary: The global pork industry is showing signs of recovery as it approaches the second quarter of 2024, with several key factors influencing its path to improved profitability. After months of decline, sow herd numbers are stabilizing, suggesting a...
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