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Fresh Pork Prices Trend Lower and Bellies Fail to Catch Up

The highest hog slaughter since early January and the increase in supply pressured pork prices lower overall, with retail product seeing the biggest impact.

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Insights from Food Modeling Research: Putting the Thrifty Food Plan into Practice

With discussions on food inflation, hunger and nutrition insecurity at all-time highs, low-income families are challenged to keep nutritious meals on the table. Pork has a huge role to play.

NPB and Partners Receive $155 Million from USDA Climate-Smart Program

NPB is a collaborator on three separate grants awarded by USDA that support climate-smart pork production.

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Country Music Superstar Luke Bryan Goes Back to His Roots to Support Pig Farmers

Five-time Entertainer of the Year invites people to visit metaphorical five-star hotel to address common myths about modern pig farming.

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Export Demand Comes into Focus as Supplies Seasonally Increase

Pork prices are stabilizing following Labor Day weekend disruptions.

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Pork Prices Drop, Offer Feature Opportunities for Post Labor Day Needs

Due to the seasonal increase in supply, a slowdown in export sales and inventory depletion, prices collapsed far more quickly than expected.

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Pork Prices Remain Firm on Lower Y/Y Slaughter, Tight Spot Supplies

Pork market is hot and cash hog prices are near record levels, but does that warrant current fall premiums?

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Seasonal Supply Lows Pressuring Spot Market Prices

Supplies are in line with the projections from the latest hog inventory data. Market participants seem surprised by the seasonal shortfall. Hog and pork prices are firm in the near term.

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Mixed Signals in the Market as Some Items Struggle, Others Trade Firm

The cure for high prices is high prices — lack of features and ample inventory cause prices to adjust and create future opportunities.

Pork Academy
Crop Markets, Pork Export Markets, Economic Outlook

Dr. Dermot Hayes and Steve Elmore discuss the pork industry's economic outlook at World Pork Expo.

Pork Academy
Coffee Talk: Hot Topics in the Pork Industry

A leading panel of pork industry experts discussed sustainability, FAD, labor and trade at World Pork Expo.

Pork Academy
2022 Pork Academy Seminars

Pork Academy is a series of in-depth seminars hosted by the National Pork Board at World Pork Expo. Learn from top industry experts about the latest in the pork industry.

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