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23 May 2018
EU Pig Prices: good demand pushes up prices
It seems that the sunny weather conditions have fired up consumer demand. The slaughter companies’ need is high to such an extent that quotations have increased again in most of the EU member countries...
22 May 2018
Four steps to turn US-China framework into actual certainty and stability for American farmers
Farmers for Free Trade applauds progress but cautions that much work remains...
21 May 2018
NFU President highlights need for positive trading environment post-Brexit
The President of the NFU will today (Monday 21 May) underline the importance of an ambitious trade deal with the EU for UK agriculture...
Far East holds export hopes for pork sector
The Asia-Pacific region continues to offer opportunities for the UK pork sector – but industry must continue to work hard to ensure UK products are at the top of the list for importers...
18 May 2018
EU pig prices: quotations are getting nowhere – Netherlands set a positive sign
On the European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market, the bell seems to be sounding for a turnaround. While the majority of quotations remain steady, the Netherlands and Great Britain both are setting a positive...
Genesus global technical report: Selection indexes – Possibilities in the genomic era
Selection is the process by which we choose animals that become parents of the next generation, and we have been doing this since domestication. The important question is not whether selection is practiced...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Markets
For the U.S lean hog price to go up it must be led by USDA Pork Carcass cut-out. A week ago the cut-out averaged 68.61¢ lb, last Friday it was 73.47¢ lb. Its going in right direction, we expect cash...
Genesus Global Market Report: South East Asia
The current average liveweight pig price per kilo is 40,000 VND (USD 1.76) with some regions of Vietnam achieving up to 42.000 VND (USD1.84)....
10 May 2018
09 May 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Market report
Last week the US cash hog market continued its recent advance, with 22 days in a row of increased prices. ...
08 May 2018
British farmers should be the supplier of choice to the UK market, says NFU
The NFU has released its vision for a sustainable, profitable and progressive future for farm businesses in response to Defra’s consultation on a domestic agriculture policy which closes today...
APRIL advises pork research approvals
A first call by Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL) for research to enhance the competitiveness and sustainability of the Australasian pork industry has resulted in 14 proposals being...
04 May 2018
EU pig prices: balanced situation – steady quotations
An unchanged market situation is reported in the European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market this current week of slaughter. ...
NFU applauds introduction of FARMERS FIRST Bill in Senate
FARMERS FIRST bill legislation would reauthorise and strengthen Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network...
03 May 2018
Rise in farming incomes as highest productivity ever is recorded for the sector
Total farming income and productivity are on the rise, latest estimates for 2017 show...
EU budget leaves environment in the cold
The European Commission has slashed funding earmarked for environmental protection in a draft seven-year EU budget released today...
Influence Feed: Lettuce tell you about the farm bill
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and...
02 May 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: US Hog Prices continue to increase
Last week U.S lean hog prices 53-54% increased from 56¢ to 61¢ lb. or more then $10 per head. In the last couple weeks the market has gone up 10¢ lb. or $20 per head. ...
01 May 2018
NAFTA participants increasingly invested in successfully concluding negotiations
The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says participants in a discussion aimed at modernising the North American Free Trade Agreement have become highly invested in successfully concluding...
Genesus Global Market Report: France, May 2018
Beginning of April 2018 price for a piglet was €25.44 compared to €36.91 same period last year. The average price for a 25 kg feeder pig was €1.64 per kg compared to €2.32 same period last year...
27 April 2018
Weighing up pork production priorities
Addressing pork producers in Western Australia last week at WAPPA’s annual Pig Day Out, Pork CRC CEO Roger Campbell said increasing carcass weight was perhaps the greatest opportunity for productivity...
26 April 2018
EU Pig Prices: Quotations inconsistent – price decrease observed in Germany
The European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market appears in an inconsistent way this current week of slaughter. While a major number of quotations remain unchanged, the German quotation is going down....
24 April 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: US hog market shows some rebound
Last week the US hog market showed some rebound, 53-54% lean hogs, going from 51.95¢ to 56.13¢....
Genesus Global Market Report: Canada - Is the party over?
The recent NASS semi-annual pig crop for both the USA and Canada places the sow herds at 6.18 million head and 1.27 million head respectively. Inventories of all hogs and pigs are 73.2 million USA and...
23 April 2018
The Pork Expo Africa 2018
Pork Expo Africa is Africa’s largest pig/pork industry-specific trade show that brings together pig producers, input manufacturers/traders, pork/pig traders, consumers and industry professionals from...
Russia rapidly increasing meat production volume
According to the information-analytical agency EMEAT, the volume of meat production in Russia is on the rise...
China Pork Market Dashboard powered by IQC Insights: Week 16, 2018
We have the latest prices for Week 16, 2018 (Apr.14 - Apr.20, 2018)....
20 April 2018
EU pig prices: Barbecue season is beginning
This week, the quotations on the European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market continue to move on last week’s level which has not changed so far....
Genesus Global Market Report - Mexican Market
There are three health related events that had affected the Mexican Pork Market over the last decade. ...
19 April 2018
Export opportunities in the Philippines
Opportunities to export beef and pork to the Philippines are being explored by AHDB and QMS this week as part of a two-day British Meat Trade Mission ...
 
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