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Increased Export Demands Bring High Ham Primal Values: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Kent Bang, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
July 29, 2014 - Due to increased export demands the primal value of ham has skyrocketed in the past couple months. Hog prices are at an all-time high but will these prices continue into the future? In this week’s Hog Blog, Kent Bang discusses aspects of the pork cutout and the impacts on pork pricing. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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2014 Farm Bill Conservation Compliance Changes: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Staci Martin , Director of Legislative Affairs
TAGS: Legislative Affairs, Dairy, Grain, Swine
 
July 23, 2014 - The 2014 Farm Bill requires all farmers to have on file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification (AD-1026). In this Article, Staci Martin recaps the reminder USDA provides to farmers about the 2014 Farm Bill conservation compliance changes. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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PEDV Update from the National Pork Industry Conference: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Justin Roelofs, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
July 22, 2014 - Are PED virus cases on the decrease? How will that impact the hog market as we move into 2015? In today’s hog blog, Justin Roelofs provides his learnings from the recent National Pork Industry Conference as PEDV and pork demand were discussed in depth. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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Future Looks Positive for Both Hog and Crop Industries: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Steve Malakowsky, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine, Grain
 
July 15, 2014 - The USDA Hogs and Pigs Report and Crop Progress Report both show a positive outlook for the swine and crop industries over the next couple of months. In this week’s Hog Blog, AgStar’s Steve Malakowsky breaks down these two reports to give predictions for the upcoming months. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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Hog Industry Future Looks Promising: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Mark Greenwood, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
July 09, 2014 - Despite the PED virus, the most recent USDA Hog and Pigs Report looks positive. AgStar’s Mark Greenwood recaps the key takeaways from the report and provides a few predictions for the hog market in the upcoming years. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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