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Content about feed prices

March 8, 2012

SwineCast is back in Denver this week for the American Association of Swine Veterinarians meeting and the pre-AASV Boehringer Ingelheim symposium on Swine Health and Nutrition. This programing focused on feed costs comes at a good time. Some economists and production professionals are hearing justification for $4 corn, maybe going to $8 corn. These prices are mainly dependent on weather.

February 23, 2012

Update on how HSUS and McDonald's are working to change sow housing systems.

We're packing for the Pork Industry Forum in Denver next week where the recent request by McDonald's to review supplier sow housing systems and alternatives will be top hall-talk topic. Our conversation with NPPC's Dallas Hockman outlines the issues many haven't thought of.