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Gains in pork production expected to fade

Agricultural Letter , Issue Jul

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Hogs and pigs

Agricultural Letter , Issue Jul

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Meat production forecasts lowered

Agricultural Letter , Issue Jul

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Hogs and pigs

Agricultural Letter , Issue Jan

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Hog expansion still underway

Agricultural Letter , Issue Apr

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

Newsletter
Hogs numbers expanding

Agricultural Letter , Issue Oct

Journal Article
A turkey in every pot?

Fedgazette , Issue Apr , Pages 5

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Hog producers still expanding

Agricultural Letter , Issue Oct

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Hog production exceeding expectations

Agricultural Letter , Issue Jul

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