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Profitability for Hog Market Looks Positive for Next Year: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Justin Roelofs, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
August 19, 2014 - The USDA recently published a Supply and Demand report for corn and soybeans. How does this report affect the future for the hog market? In this video, AgStar’s Justin Roelofs analyzes this report along with the meat demand report to determine what is in store for the hog market for the next twelve months. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Maintaining Your Operations Viability: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Swine, Dairy
 
August 14, 2014 - There has been speculation that there will be tighter margins in the near future. In this video, Dr. Kohl answers the question of where producers should focus their energy to maintain the viability of their operation. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
Effects of Russia’s Ban on Agricultural Product Imports: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Steve Malakowsky, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
August 12, 2014 - With Russia recently putting a ban on all agricultural product imports many people are concerned with what will happen for the US markets. Will prices of pork increase or decrease? In this video, AgStar’s Steve Malakowsky discusses what this ban means for the US hog market. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
Follow-up to National Pork Industry Conference: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Mark Greenwood, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
August 05, 2014 - Following his presentation at the National Pork Industry Conference, AgStar’s Mark Greenwood received numerous questions and concerns regarding his presentation. In this video he clears up some confusion about why producers are not making as much money and why it is still important to use sound risk management. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Global Markets & Economics
 
Will Decline in Chinese Hog Market Impact U.S. Prices? Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Brett Stuart, Global AgriTrends
TAGS: Global Markets & Economics, Swine
 
August 04, 2014 - With decreasing hog prices, and inclining corn prices, farmers in China have begun to liquidate their hogs extremely quickly. This has made the slaughter rate in China decline rapidly causing the import demand to increase. Brett Stuart of Global AgriTrends discusses what might happen to US and global pork prices due to the current state of the Chinese hog market. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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