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Pork Prices on the Rise: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Justin Roelofs, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
July 14, 2015 - Pork prices have recently increased but have been offset by an increase in grain prices. Justin Roelofs discusses breakeven prices and what to expect for the rest of 2015. Continue reading >>
Cheaper Pork Finding its Way to the Marketplace: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Kent Bang, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
July 06, 2015 - Supply, demand, expansion and a stall in prices: Kent Bang offers his point of view on what’s impacting the swine industry and provides insight regarding why there’s a slowdown and on how swine producers are reacting. Continue reading >>
Trade Promotion Authority's Effect on Hog Markets: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Steve Malakowsky, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine, Global Markets & Economics
June 30, 2015 - Farrowing Intentions are predicted to be down 3-4 percent over the next three months. In this Hog Blog, AgStar’s Steve Malakowsky explains the reasoning behind this as well as the effect of the TPA on markets. Continue reading >>
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Women's Perspective on Telling the Farm Story: Women in Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Wanda Patsche, Farmer/Blogger
TAGS: Women In Agriculture, Dairy, Grain, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers
June 17, 2015 - Women in agriculture have always been important to the family farm. However, sometimes we forget about the necessity of telling our story. Women in ag blogger, Wanda Patsche, explains why we need to tell that story. Continue reading >>
Domestic Pork Demand: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Kent Bang, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
June 16, 2015 - Pork production numbers continue to be an issue in the market, running 7-8% higher in comparison to last year. Kent Bang explains how overbreeding could be a contributor to this number. Continue reading >>
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