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15:01PM Jun 08, 2020

Slaughter Rates Higher, Wholesale Prices Lower

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Wholesale price declines suggest most packing plants have nearly recovered from the COVID-19 virus shock of a few weeks ago though the backlog of cattle and hogs will persist for

13:22PM Apr 16, 2020

Profit Tracker: Eroding Feedlot Margins

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Cattle feeding losses increased the week ending April 11, as cash prices fell $6 per cwt. on soft packer demand for market-ready cattle.

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13:27PM Jan 09, 2020

Soaring Pork Prices Keep China’s Inflation At 7-Year High

Associated Press
AgWeb Contributor

Soaring pork prices that nearly doubled in December over a year ago kept inflation at a seven-year high despite government efforts to ease meat shortages caused by a disease outbreak

15:52PM Nov 14, 2019

Dining Out: Busting Common Pork Myths

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor

In its Insight into Action newsletter the Pork Checkoff compiled common myths that they hear from restaurant operators about pork and why they don’t utilize it as much as they

14:15PM Oct 29, 2019

JBS USA Begins $20M Expansion to Iowa Plant

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor

The expansion will increase capacity in the bacon division, adding six new production lines, a new smokehouse and create 25 new jobs at the facility.

17:03PM Oct 25, 2019

USMEF Launches ‘I Love U.S. Pork’ Campaign in Mexico

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor

In effort to expand customer outreach in what is already the largest volume market for U.S. pork, the United States Meat Export Federation (USMEF) launched a promotional campaign in Mexico

06:00AM Oct 25, 2019

Maschhoff Memo: The Art and Science of Managing Weaned Pigs

The Maschhoffs
AgWeb Contributor

No one says managing weaned pig startups is easy. A newly weaned pig has its share of challenges: maternal separation, transportation, commingling, transitioning diet, vaccination and environmental changes.