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16 May 2017
Pig Industry News from United States NPPC Commends USDA's Establishment of Undersecretary for Trade
US - Last week, US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the creation of an undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs in the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), a recognition...
Pig Industry News from United States Genesus newsletter May 15
Genesus are providing Chinese company TQLS with registered purebred & swine breeding stock from Canada....
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary Jim Long: U.S Cash Hog Price Continues to Rise
U.S Hog Producers are getting the benefit of rapidly rising prices. In the last week 53-54% hogs went from 62.50 to 69.94. A gain of $15 U.S per head. ...
15 May 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Trump Declares War on Environmental Regulations
US - Under the Trump administration, budgets are being cut and regulatory powers curtailed for federal bodies across the board – but none more so than the Environmental Protection Agency. What does this...
11 May 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Further Delay of Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule Opposed
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is delaying the effective date of the rule published on 19 January 2017, for an additional six months to 14 November 2017,...
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Demand Fuels Dramatic Improvement in Cash Hog Prices
US - The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services credits a dramatic turn around in cash hog prices to phenomenal export demand for US pork, Bruce Cochrane reports....
10 May 2017
Pig Industry News from United States EPA’s Water Rule Outreach Commended by Farm Bureau
US - Yesterday, American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall praised the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to collaborate closely with governors regarding revision of the Waters of...
Pig Industry News from United States Pork’s Six-Year Growth Fastest in Foodservice
US - Pork has been the fastest-growing protein in foodservice since 2011, according to Technomic, Inc.’s 2017 Volumetric Assessment of Pork in Foodservice. ...
09 May 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary Jim Long: U.S. – Seasonal Hog Price Rise Continues
It’s the month of May, usually from May till September is hog producers time to get higher prices and generally have the most profitable period of the year....
08 May 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Record Volume for US Pork Exports in March
US - US pork and beef exports capped a strong first quarter with excellent March results that included a new record volume for pork, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by USMEF....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Value of US Pork Exported Higher Than Volume Shipped
US - US red meat and poultry exports were explosive in March, with both export volume and revenue up in double digits compared to year ago levels, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
05 May 2017
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Pork Packer Margins Remain in Good Shape
US - Pork packer margins remain in good shape and, as long as that is the case, the incentive will be to maximize slaughter schedules, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: Lean Hog Futures Show Some Life!
US - In the last week US summer lean hog futures have jumped 6¢ lb. or about $12.00 a head. ...
03 May 2017
Pig Industry News from United States CME: 2017 Not Normal in Terms of Price Seasonality in Hog, Wholesale Pork Markets
US - In yesterday’s Daily Livestock Report we briefly mentioned that in the hog markets both cash and futures market prices showed at least some signs of trying to stabilize last week, says Steiner Consulting...
01 May 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Farm Bureau Welcomes Decision to Improve NAFTA
US - The Trump administration has decided to pursue renegotiation over its withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)....
Pig Industry News from United States Production Costs for Hog Producers Look Positive
US - EMI Analytics says the anticipated cost of producing hogs is looking particularly positive this coming summer, Bruce Cochrane reports....
27 April 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Calysta, Cargill Officially Break Ground on New Feed Production Plant
US - NouriTech and its lead investors, Calysta, Inc. and Cargill, were joined by state and local elected officials yesterday to officially break ground on a 37-acre Memphis feed production facility. ...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Total Commercial FI Slaughter for Hogs 99.3%
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), produces a volume of data which livestock markets depend on. Key reports include monthly "Cattle on Feed", "Quarterly Hogs and Pigs", monthly...
26 April 2017
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Frozen Pork Inventory at End of March Down 10%
US - The highlight of the USDA-NASS (National Agriculture Statistic Service) "Cold Storage" report released 24 April was the decline in frozen beef inventories, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
Pig Industry News from United States Allflex Promotes Chuck Rogers to Northwest Regional Manager
US - Allflex USA, part of the Allflex Group, global leader in animal identification and traceability systems, today announced the promotion of Chuck Rogers to Northwest Regional Manager. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Perdue 'Very Good' for US Agriculture, Says NPPC
US - Calling him “very good for America’s farmers and ranchers,” the National Pork Producers Council congratulated former Georgia Governor George “Sonny” Perdue on his confirmation by the US...
25 April 2017
Pig Industry News from United States APHIS: New Animal Welfare Inspection Reports
US - APHIS is posting Animal Welfare inspection reports involving business entities that occurred after the Agency restricted the public’s access to the search tool for the Animal Care Inspection System...
Pig Industry News from United States Threatened Changes to US Trade Policies Cause Market Uncertainty
US - The Vice-President Pork Analysis with EMI Analytics says talk of changing US trade policy is creating uncertainty in hog markets but, as yet, has not impacted prices, Bruce Cochrane reports....
24 April 2017
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Average Weight of Producer Barrows, Gilts Up 0.2%
US - Cattle and hog weights have been trending in opposite directions in the last few weeks. Some of this is seasonal but it also may reflect some of the short-term supply issues in both markets, reports...
Pig Industry News from United States Higher US Pork Production Increases Importance of Exports
US - EMI Analytics says expanded hog US processing capacity and higher slaughter hog numbers will make continued access to export markets even more critical to keep on top of increased supplies of pork,...
21 April 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Better Way to Predict Environmental Impacts of Ag Production
US - Consumer goods companies often rely on life-cycle assessments (LCA) to figure out the potential consequences of how they design products and source ingredients. This kind of assessment, while sophisticated,...
20 April 2017
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Retail Pork Prices Sharply Higher in March
US - Retail pork prices were sharply higher in March, largely due to the run-up in the price of bellies the previous month, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
19 April 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Genesus Global Market Report
Mexico increases pork exports...
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