Market Briefs 10-4-2023
The latest quarterly Hogs and Pigs report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows growth in both the Iowa and national herd, despite market prices for hogs remaining below breakeven.
As of Sept. 1, there were 74.3 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up slightly from September 2022 and up 2% from June 1, 2023.
In Iowa, there was estimated to be 24.4 million hogs and pigs, up 2% from the previous quarter and up 3% from the previous ...
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