Pork Export Figures Updated

South Korea is a bright spot in the pork export situation, but the difficult trade environment with China has offset those gains. National Pork Board vice president of international marketing Craig Morris offers insight into the latest export figures and opportunities for growth.

Favorable Production Costs Continue Profitability for Now

One of the bright spots for pork producers as we move through 2018 is production costs. And even the South American weather-driven (or South American weather rumor-driven) grain rally of late January has not dulled the glow. In the past five years, we’ve seen the five largest U.S. corn and soybean crops in history. Generally, […]

Market Analysis

Steve Meyer, vice president with EMI Analytics, offers his perspective on fourth quarter hog markets. Large numbers are moving through the system, but packers continue to compete for that supply.

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.