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Hogs numbers declining

Agricultural Letter , Issue Oct , Pages 1-2

Journal Article
Agriculture-where the buffalo roam

Cross Sections , Volume 11 , Issue Fall , Pages 32

Journal Article
The new U.S. meat industry

Main Street Economist , Issue Apr

Journal Article
Agriculture: Le parfum de hog

Hogs and people aren't making good neighbors.
Cross Sections , Volume 12 , Issue Fall , Pages 23

Meat production

Agricultural Letter , Issue Mar , Pages 1-2

Beef production expected to turn up

Agricultural Letter , Issue May 31

Less acres, high usage boost grain prices

Agricultural Letter , Issue Jul , Pages 1-2

The changing hog sector

Agricultural Letter , Issue Apr

Meat production continues to trend upward

Agricultural Letter

Journal Article
This little piggy went to market : will the new pork industry call the Heartland home?

Throughout the 1990s, the pork industry has been at the forefront of a revolution in the structure of the U.S. food and agricultural sector. In particular, the pork industry has been rapidly moving away from its traditional structure built on hundreds of thousands of small farms selling hogs at local terminal markets to a much more concentrated "supply chain" model. Contracting is one prominent feature of supply chains, and the share of pork production grown under contract or vertical integration has jumped from a few percent in the early 1980s to around a third today. Most analysts agree ...
Economic Review , Volume 83 , Issue Q III , Pages 79-97