Weekly Pork Price Summary – Retail Edition May 28, 2019 Prices expected to be higher in late 2019 and 2020 as meat supply growth slows down and a positive trade balance limits domestic supply availability. Red meat and poultry production was higher in April and combined with a cold/wet start to the grilling season it […]
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USDA has announced the implementation of an African Swine Fever surveillance plan. Dr. Dave Pyburn, who is the Pork Checkoff’s senior vice president of science and technology, outlines this new effort and what it means to pig farmers.
October of 2018, based on the historical research had been done, we were able to calculate a half-life for virus survivability.
Pork Profit Maximizer – Retail Edition May 13, 2019 US pork supplies remain plentiful despite all the fear of a big global shortfall in output. Yes, we will export more this year but there is no shortage of pork going into Memorial Day, or Father’s Day, or the 4th of July. USDA count of supermarket […]
Pork Profit Maximizer – Food Service Edition May 13, 2019 Trade talks and tariff outlook is driving volatility not just in the hog futures market but the wholesale pork market as well. In late March and April, pork buyers had to take one glance at the June and July contracts and calculate the potential price increase […]
Ottawa, Canada hosted an international forum on African Swine Fever. National Pork Board senior vice president of science and technology Dr. David Pyburn participated in this forum. In this edition of Pork Pod, Dr. Pyburn reviews the information shared at the forum and the latest biosecurity recommendation for pig farmers.