Chris Hurt

Articles By Chris Hurt

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Mar 11, 2019

Low Hog Prices to Start the Year

USDA reports live hog prices in January and February averaged below $40 for the first time in over a decade, says Chris Hurt, Purdue University.

Jun 05, 2018

Chris Hurt: Pork Industry May Face Large Losses

Large pork supplies, rising costs, and potential trade retaliation from both Mexico and China continue to cast a shadow over the pork industry.

Apr 03, 2018

Chris Hurt: Pork Tariffs Sour Industry Outlook

The 2018 outlook early this year was for modest profitability. Now, it has shifted to losses, and the reasons are clear.