USA – Default

USA – Default

Depressed hog values amid sky-high production costs compound producers’ challenges. U.S. pork producers are facing an increasingly challenging economic environment that is likely to persist through the remainder of 2023. The combination of elevated operating costs and depressed hog values...
Rebound in labor force participation a bright spot for businesses and a key to economic recovery. The U.S. economy continues to defy gravity and remains strong despite lingering inflationary pressures, higher borrowing costs and a barrage of other headwinds. Consumers...
Farm lending activity at commercial banks slowed through the first half of 2023 as interest rates continued to push higher. Farm lending activity at commercial banks slowed through the first half of 2023 as interest rates continued to push higher....
Industry losses to force herd contraction in 2H 2023 and 2024 *Hog prices moved higher in recent weeks on seasonally tighter supplies and improved visibility around the integration of Proposition 12 in California. Lower weekly slaughter (-1% YOY) and lighter...
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...
Agricultural credit conditions in the Tenth District remained strong and farm real estate values continued to increase, but growth has softened. Agricultural credit conditions in the Tenth District remained strong and farm real estate values continued to increase, but growth...
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...
Weaker economic growth is beginning to take a toll on global pork consumption. Despite early signs that the worst of the inflationary impact may have already passed, the lagged impact on consumption is likely to be felt throughout 2023. In...
This periodical update provides a market outlook for dairy, cattle, wheat, and other key commodities, and gives an overview of what developments to watch in the upcoming months in North America. - Economy: The recent banking turmoil has complicated monetary policy...
Get an inside look at the real the stories, challenges, and triumphs of farmers all across Canada. In celebration of Canada’s 2023 Agriculture Day, MNP is proud to announce the launch of their new video series: Ag Across Canada. The...
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