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28 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Experts to be Grilled at Iowa Swine Day
US - Experts from across the pork industry will gather to discuss key production issues at this year’s Iowa Swine Day, on 25 June....
27 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Latest USDA Reports Give Bearish Pork Outlook
US - The US Department of Agriculture's recent Cattle on Feed report creates a bullish outlook for cattle futures, whilst their Cold Storage report indicates a bearish outlook for pork and chicken, write...
22 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States CME: New Slaughter Plants Welcome for US Pork Industry
US - Seaboard Foods and Triumph Foods announced last week that they would build a new, state-of-the-art pork slaughter plant in Sioux City, Iowa, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States Record Second Quarter Earnings for Hormel Foods
US - Meat product manufacturer Hormel Foods has reported record performance for the fiscal year 2015 second quarter....
Pig Industry News from United States US Proposes Law to Collect Animal Antimicrobial Data
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed a rule that would require animal drug sponsors of all antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in food-producing animals to obtain estimates...
Pig Industry News from United States Illinois Researcher Receives Swine Nutrition Award
US - A noted swine researcher from the University of Illinois has received an award in recognition of his impressive career in the field of sustainable swine nutrition research and for nurturing future...
21 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States COOL Pork Retaliatory Impacts Depend on Tariffs
US - It appears the “final answer” has finally come down from the World Trade Organization (WTO), writes Steve Meyer for the National Hog Farmer....
20 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: US Lean Hog Price Keeps Increasing
US - A month ago, the US lean hog price was 62.31, a week ago last Friday 77.14, while this past Friday closed at 81.85 cents per pound. That is a 20 cents per pound increase in the last four weeks. ...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: MCOOL Retaliation to Impact Canadian, Mexican Producers
US - Three different interesting reports with a bearing on markets will be released by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) this week, and we have also received the results of the mandatory country-of-origin...
Pig Industry News from United States Help for Organic Farming Certification
US – The US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is to provide $11.9 million in organic certification assistance....
19 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Hog Slaughter Higher Than 2014
US - Cattle futures were lower on Friday, and hog slaughter is down on the year in the last week, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
18 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was seven, while one premises was confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Exports a Key Driver of Summer Livestock Markets
US - Exports are an important part of US beef and pork markets, but they are currently not performing as well as in 2014....
15 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Nearby Hog Futures Improve
US - Lean hog futures traded mixed yesterday, with the nearby futures closing up for the day while deferred contracts were modestly lower, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States House of Brands for Tyson Foods
US - Executives from Tyson Foods, told investors at the Goldman Sachs Consumer Staples Conference that the company is transforming from a protein processor with one brand to a protein-centric consumer...
Pig Industry News from United States Smithfield Named Top Performer in Meat Industry Water Management
US – US pig meat processing giant Smithfield Foods has been ranked number one in water management among leading meat companies in a new report from business sustainability organisation Ceres....
14 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Pork Supplies Up
US - Pork supplies are growing whilst beef supplies are declining, leading to differences in the market patterns of the two meats, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States US Agriculture Predicted to Create Thousands of Jobs in Next Five Years
US - Nearly 58,000 jobs will open annually across the US in occupations involving agriculture and environment over the next five years, according to an employment outlook led by Purdue University....
12 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: US Lean Hog Price Races Higher
US - The US hog price is racing higher. A month ago, lean hogs averaged 59.76¢ a lb. Last Friday Iowa – S. Minnesota lean hogs averaged 79.17, 20¢ a lb. increase in four weeks. More than $40.00...
Pig Industry News from United States Don’t Get Greedy on Hog Market Top Side
US - The big question facing pork producers right now is “Is there any more top side to this hog market?” writes Steve Meyer for the National Hog Farmer....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: High Meat Demand Despite High Prices
US - Whatever may be ailing US meat and poultry markets, it is still our conclusion that domestic demand is strong, at least through March, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
11 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 17, while three premises were confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Domestic Meat Demand Strong but Export Weak
US - Domestic meat demand has been strong in recent months, but export demand is weak. Domestic pork demand was up 13 per cent in March, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri. ...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: US Restaurant Performance Decline
US - Restaurant performance indicators have declined slightly according to March data, but this is no reason for alarm, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
08 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States World Pork Expo Offers More
US - Preparations are gathering pace for the World Pork Expo, which take place in Des Moines, Iowa from 3 to 5 June....
Pig Industry News from United States March US Pork Exports Show Positive Momentum
US - Exports of US pork and beef gained momentum in March after starting the year slowly, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF)....
Pig Industry News from United States Strong Quarter for Tyson Foods
US - US meat and poultry processing giant, Tyson Foods, has seen sales increase by 10.5 per cent to approximately $10 billion in the second quarter of the year....
Pig Industry News from United States Porcine Circovirus: Focus of Latest 'At The Meeting' Swine Health Series
US - In the latest 'At the Meeting' (ATM) audio program on swine health from the Morrison Group, leading swine veterinarians take on the historic and novel work regarding porcine circovirus (PCV2), including...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: US Pork, Beef Exports Grew in March
US - US pork exports grew sharply in March while US beef exports grew slightly but grew none the less, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States World Pork Expo Offers Diverse Musical Events
US - A diverse range of musical acts has been announced for the World Pork Expo event in Iowa between 3 and 5 June 2015....
 
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