MISSOURI’S DOUBLE-DIGIT HOG POPULATION INCREASE

Missouri marked a double-digit percentage jump in their hog population in last month’s quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report from USDA, and the production increase could continue.  Missouri Pork Association Executive Director Don Nikodim…

The state had 3.45 million hogs as of March 1st.  Missouri hog farmers say that they intend to have 480,000 sows farrowing in the next six months, an increase of 15,000 from the same time period last year.