FEEDSTUFFS PRECISION PORK: Have we reached a top in corn markets?

Cargill Commercial Swine Director Mark Hulsebus takes a look at the feed and hog markets. With corn potentially topped out as June drew to a close, the opportunity for profitability in the pork sector may extend into late fall before dipping into the red.

July 1, 2022


In this episode of Feedstuffs Precision Pork, Mark Hulsebus, Swine Commercial Director at Cargill, offers some animal feed and hog market perspective. The corn market may have found a top in the first half of 2022, but the markets are wound tight enough that any weather disruptions this summer bear watching. 

Hulsebus also discusses the potential for food price inflation to temper meat demand heading into the heart of summer grilling season as consumers struggle with the higher cost of... everything.

Finally, Hulsebus provides an update on the outlook for swine production profitability given the ongoing uncertainty in Eastern Europe and how that has roiled the feed markets, and why the forward profit curve is telling producers to take advantage of opportunities now... because Q4 and Q1 of next year will likely bring red ink.

These are uncertain times, and it will pay dividends to be well-prepared. If you have questions on this week’s episode or want to discuss something not covered, feel free to ASK MARK at [email protected].

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