More pork for consumers, lower profits for hog farmers

After several years of constrained supplies, pork production will climb by 5 percent this year, says economist Chris Hurt of Purdue. “Pork producers are gearing up to provide their customers with what they want and that is ‘More Pork’ and ‘More Bacon,'” writes Hurt at farmdoc daily. Hog farmers have expanded the breeding herd by 4 percent,… » Read More

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