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U.S. livestock: CME hogs mostly lower on profit-taking, trade worries

Chicago | Reuters — Most Chicago Mercantile Exchange hog contracts ended lower on Thursday after profit-taking and uneasiness over U.S. trade with Mexico pared some of Wednesday’s gains, said traders. On Tuesday Mexico’s economy minister said that country will import more pork from Europe after placing a 20 per cent duty on U.S. pork in […] Read more



(Gloria Solano-Aguilar photo courtesy ARS/USDA)

Tariffs raise tough questions for pork industry

CNS Canada — Representatives from the two largest pork-exporting states in the U.S. were in Winnipeg Thursday to take in the Manitoba Pork Council’s general meeting. The delegates, who hailed from Iowa and Minnesota, talked about the various challenges facing their industry. In 2017, over a quarter of the U.S. pork industry’s C$6.5 billion market […] Read more