In the 120- to 179-pound group, there were 16.09 million head, up 11.8% from last year. The 180-and-over group had 14.687 million head up 12.8% from last year.
Legislative Watch: U.S.-China spat continues; ag export projections lowered; CFAP payments made; PPP rules relaxed; legislation offers sanitation tax credits.
Market analyst Dave Bauer talks us through the uncertainty and disruptions of the hog market this past week and takes a look at what's likely ahead.
In a special Around Farm Progress Xtra, editors from National Hog Farmer share insight on the impact of food industry factory closings
While China/Hong Kong was the largest driver of U.S. pork export growth in February, mainstay markets Japan and Mexico also posted impressive results.