Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures jumped as much as 2 percent on Tuesday, rebounding from losses in the previous session on support from sharply higher wholesale pork prices, traders and analysts said.
U.S. soybean futures rose to their highest in almost two years on Thursday to trade above the $11 mark as investors continued to price in strong export demand for U.S. soy in the face of a rain-reduced harvest in Argent
With beef prices up and smaller herds, Wyoming is experiencing an increase in cattle theft. Executive director of the Wyoming Beef Council, Ann Wittman said, "Nationally, we have the smallest cow herd in 60 years."
Strong June results capped a huge first half of 2018 for U.S. beef exports. June pork exports were lower than a year ago for the second consecutive month, but first-half volume and value are ahead of last year’s pace.
U.S. pork and beef exports continued to build momentum in October, with both achieving double-digit increases from a year ago, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (US