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.
Bill Even says that 90% of pork slaughter capacity is back online, and that packers are working through a massive backlog of hogs.
Attorney says having written plan before disaster hits will eliminate added turmoil, stress.
Atmosphere can be used against SARS-CoV-2 when used in accordance with the directions for use against norovirus on hard, non-porous surfaces.
You may want to stay awake for the June Hogs and Pigs Report, released on June 25. The past several have been yawners.
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What’s ahead for the hog industry? Dave Bauer, market analyst for Provimi, takes a look at that as well as the happenings of the past couple of years.
The one number you need to continue to watch is the weekly slaughter numbers and see how they track from a year ago.
U.S. agricultural exports to China in 2019 surpassed $13.8 billion, supporting more than 2.3 million jobs in the U.S. agricultural sector.
Despite anticipated small production contraction, FAO says the United States will likely see its exports surge by 13%.