Pork Profit Maximizer, July 24, 2017

FoodService Edition Pork demand has been excellent this summer, with pork production up 2% in June and pork cutout rising 10% from the previous year. Hog production has been rising consistently in the last few months although the pork supply increase has been slower than slaughter growth due to lower carcass weights. June hog slaughter […]

Pork Profit Maximizer, July 10, 2017

FoodService Edition   Pork Exports up 10% in May and up 13% in the first five months of 2017 on robust  demand from Mexico and Asian markets While overall red meat and poultry exports were higher in May, pork exports were particularly strong, driven by robust demand in Mexico and Asian markets.    

US Swine Herd Continues to Grow

The size of the U.S. swine herd continues to grow. Joe Kerns of Kerns and Associates is featured in this edition of Pork Pod. In his review of the quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report, Kerns says the numbers were in line with trade expectations.