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CIH’s Hog Margin Watch Report for October 1-15, 2021

Margins deteriorated over the first half of October as a drop in hog prices more than offset the savings from steady to weaker projected...

OH THE LOVE OF AG, By Gracee Poorman Swine Barn Manager at Ohio State...

I was THAT person growing up. The one with no understanding of agriculture or farming. My meat came from the grocery store and if...

USDA Considering Waivers For Slower Pork Plant Processing Lines

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the USDA is working on a proposal for a waiver system for hog plants forced by a federal court...

Morning Livestock Report with Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services

MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT   By Dennis Smith   312-242-7905  Monday, October 11, 2021  CORN AND SOYBEANS:  Not much happening in the grain market overnight. The crop report will be released tomorrow at 11:00. The...

Pipestone: Doing our PART: Sturtevant Feedlot

Source: Pipestone Responsible antibiotic use is a subject American pig farmers are accustomed to. Consumers expect it and packing plants require it. Utilizing resources through...

Gulf Export Inspections Making a Comeback, as Hog Production Variables in China Evolve, By...

Reuters writer Karl Plume reported this week that, “U.S. soybean exports jumped last week to a six-month peak, while corn shipments were the highest...

US pig herd 4% smaller than a year ago

The total number of pigs in the United States, recorded on 1 September, was 75.4 million head, according to the USDA. This is a...