Hog farmers to see most profitable year ever

“The most profitable year on record” for hog producers “will be 2014 with estimated profits of near $55 a head,” says economist Chris Hurt of Purdue. With hog prices trending downward, profits for 2015 are likely to be $36 per head, which would be the third highest since 1990. “High hog prices and lower costs… » Read More

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