USDA Reports Hog Herd Is Contracting

The latest hogs and pigs report from the USDA signals contraction in the U.S. hog herd. Not only did the total number of hogs...

NPPC Reports Anti-Meat Group’s Head Posed As CEO Of Major Pork Producer

Last week, the head of an anti-meat extremist group posed as the CEO of a major pork producer during a national television interview, making...

Podcast: Effects of dietary AA on AA digestibility in soybean meal and soy protein...

Dr. Su A Lee, a recent graduate from the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Lab, talks about how dietary crude protein concentration affects the standardized ileal...

Take Advantage when Profit Opportunities Become a Reality, By: Brian Stevens, BigStone Marketing President

The year 2020 has been anything but normal.  I think we can all agree that the hog and pork markets are as volatile as...

Why Farmers Raise Pigs Inside | This’ll Do Farm Vlog 072

Why Farmers Raise Animals Inside: In this one the boys move pigs around and get into detail why farmers raise pigs inside vs. raising...

Hog Barn Density and Location in U.S. and Nebraska

There is strong local and national interest in adding hog barns to existing row crop operations. Declining on farm income over the past several...

MANAGING MARKET RISK IN THE HOG SECTOR, By Kent Bang from Compeer Financial

Price risk has become more volatile in recent years and continues to be a critical management function in the pig business. Managing both revenue...

NPPC Urges Passage of COVID Relief Package, Omnibus Funding Bill

Today, Congress is expected to vote on a COVID-relief package and an omnibus appropriations bill that funds the government through Sept. 30, 2021. The...

USDA Issues “Livestock, Dairy, And Poultry Monthly Outlook” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for December 2020 analyzes economic impacts on animal product...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Holidays always hard on Hog Producers Pricing, December 21st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics     Coming up to the holidays is usually never a good time for hog producers. Shortened work weeks at...
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