The challenge for pork producers for the rest of this year will be in managing marketings, according to Iowa State University livestock economist Lee Schulz. For several weeks in a row last fall, markets had trouble absorbing an increase of 2.4 million hogs per week, and slaughter this fall is expected to be around 1-3% higher than that.
Steve Meyer, vice president of pork analysis at EMI Analytics, recently noted in National Hog Farmer, sister publication to Feedstuff
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