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Canadian and U.S. hog population up 2%

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:21 AM
USDA today says the total of all hogs and pigs on hand June1 in both the U.S. and Canada was 81.8 million head, up 2% from a year earlier and up 10% from 2014. The breeding herd is up 1% from a year ago and up 2% from 20

Backtrack on Brazilian Soybean Tax

| By Mike Walsten on 03/09/2017 10:21 AM
The governor of the Brazilian state of Goias has rescinded its newly enacted soybean export tax, reports Pro Farmer South American Consultant Dr. Michael Cordonnier. The state's legislature passed the tax in January,