Cheaper corn lifts hog profi ts
- Less production would buoy prices. Otte, John // Farmer;Mar2012, Vol. 130 Issue 3, p48
The article focuses on the effects of uncertainties of corn prices on pork industry in the U.S.
- Lower corn prices increase hog profi ts. Otte, John // Ohio Farmer;Feb2012, Vol. 308 Issue 2, p72
The article reports that a decline in corn prices could increase profits in the hog industry.
- Less production would buoy prices. Otte, John // Ohio Farmer;Mar2012, Vol. 308 Issue 3, p56
The article offers a speculation on the pork industry of the U.S. which predicts that less hog production would increase corn prices in the country and a graph depicting the pork retail prices is also presented.
- Corn Again! Miller, Dale // National Hog Farmer;9/15/2006, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p5
The article reflects on the impact of ethanol production to corn prices and swine production in the U.S. The author describes that ethanol production is highly speculative, citing a Standard&Poor research report. While, increasing demand for corn is making a negative effect in the pork industry.
- Carolina pork producers bringing home the bacon despite high corn prices. Roberson, Roy // Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;10/ 1/2012, p7
The article reports on the increase in the production of hog producers in North Carolina despite the rumors of a bacon shortage due to high corn prices. It states that the high price of feed would not result to a temporary end for bacon and other pork products. It is noted that Virginia is...
- Production restraint should buoy prices. Otte, John // Mid-South Farmer;Mar2012, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p29
The article focuses on the statement of Purdue University economist Chris Hurt that pork producers can turn profits if corn prices are at 6.75 dollars to seven dollars per bushel.
- Lower corn prices boost hog profits. Otte, John // Prairie Farmer;Feb2012, Vol. 184 Issue 2, p85
The article discusses the impact of the decline in the corn prices on the profits of pork producers in the U.S. It notes that high-priced corn has enhanced the hog producers in the nation. It also outlines the factors that contribute to lower feed costs which include abundant and cheap feed...
- A Pig is What it Eats. Miller, Dale // National Hog Farmer;2/15/2012, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p5
The article discusses the pork quality issue arising from the increase in U.S. corn prices and the subsequent alteration of corn as hogs' energy source with distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS). He says that DDGS fat levels ran from 10 to 12% and swine nutritionists know that high...
- Rethinking the Merits of Pelleted Feed: One of the largest U.S. hog operations is taking a look at switching its feeding focus. Vansickle, Joe // National Hog Farmer;2/15/2010, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p12
The article discusses the move of Maschhoffs Inc., one of the largest hog operations in the U.S. in exploring pelleted rations in an attempt to remain cost-competitive. According to Aaron Gaines, vice president of operations, today's corn prices are near 4 dollars/bushel and with feed at 60-70%...