USDA Quarterly Hogs & Pigs Report

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, Markets, NASS, Pork, Pork Checkoff

The Pork Checkoff announced the USDA’s Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report via an ag media teleconference. The call featured three distinguished agricultural economists and their reactions to the report. The panelists included: Dr. Ron Plain, Professor Emeritus, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO Dr. Lee Shulz, Associate Professor, Iowa State University, Ames, IA Joe Kerns, President, Kerns and Associates, Ames, IA … Read More

US Hogs and Pigs Inventory Up By One Percent

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Industry News, NASS, Production, Production Poll, Research, Swine, usda

The latest Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) states that there is an increase in the number of hogs and pigs in this country. As of December 1, there were 68.3 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms. The number is a 1 percent increase from December 2014, as … Read More