Tagged: hogs

The News & What it Means – History Repeats amid Renewed Calls for Farmer Assistance

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – September 27, 2018


The news:

“No financial aid package is in the works for Canada’s livestock sector, Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay says — despite pleas from producer groups who warn plummeting prices are forcing producers out of business.”

– iPolitics, Sept. 17, 2018

The News & What it Means – Hog Market Bucking Old Adage & Corn Price Outlook Turns Positive

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – June 6, 2017


The news:

Hogs up sharply! For agricultural commodities, larger supplies generally result in lower prices. But this year’s hog market is going against that adage – with both larger supplies and higher prices!

– Commentary by Chris Hurt, Dept of Ag Economics, University of Illinois, on farmdoc daily, June 5, 2017.