USDA reports record productivity for U.S. hog producers. Consumer demands support a growing pork industry, but rising total meat and poultry production could create a stumbling block for the marketplace.
Setting goals is only the first step in driving performance into the new year. How you engage your team and help them understand why the goal is important, is vital to ensuring you have a united effort.
There are several market drivers that are shaping fourth-quarter prices and hog producer margins throughout this period. The Chinese character, which depicts both danger and opportunity (as one character) comes to mind.