Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, June 25th 2020

By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday June 25, 2020 CORN: Ideal weather conditions into the middle of July continue to weigh on corn prices....

How Many Hogs Are Traded in the Futures Market? By Jim Huang Futures Market...

Highlights: Annualized trading volume of DCE Live Hog is forecasted at 6.7 million contracts This is equivalent to 860 million hogs and a notional...

Swine Industry in Survival Mode, By Kent Bang Vice President of Swine Lending

The last six to nine months have brought many issues to the swine industry. It leads me to believe if you are not in...

Vaccine trial data versus lineage: What’s the best way to predict PRRS vaccine performance?...

Source: PigHealthToday.com Q: What’s the best way to predict the efficacy of a porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) vaccine? EJ: Challenge studies provide the most...

Victims of Our Own Success, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

n many ways, the US Swine Industry is a victim of its own success. In the past 30 years, we’ve seen remarkable increases in...

Thanksgiving, statistics and what they mean for you By: Ernie Hansen, manager, swine nutrition...

As we near the end of 2020 — a year whose outcome no one could ever have predicted — I want to take a...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, June 23rd 2020

MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday June 23, 2020 LEAN HOGS: Cash is still called steady to lower. However, perhaps this will change...

Dennis Smith From Archer Financial Services, September 16th 2020

Cash Hog Prices and Cutout Surging Upward  By Dennis Smith   312-242-7905  Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday September 16, 2020 LEAN HOGS:  Cash will be called steady to higher...

3 Areas Your Pork Production Business is Losing Money, By Dr. C. Grace Elijah

For a production system, extra costs are something that can add up over time. You adopted processes over time, as your business grew. Some...

Real-world confirmation of virus survival in feed ingredients

Reprinted from PigHealthToday.com It’s well known today that several swine viruses can survive in feed ingredients under laboratory research conditions. But how does that translate...
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