Hogs are generally bred twice a year in a continuous cycle designed to provide a steady flow of production. The gestation period for hogs is 3-1/2 months and the average litter size is 9 pigs. The pigs are weaned at 3-4 weeks of age.
This is a sample entry from Craig Turner’s weekly market analysis newsletter, Turner’s Take, published on August 15, 2012. Interesting set up today in February Live Cattle. Many of our traders in the Ag community have been talking about the possibility of a Cattle shortage due to the high cost of feed price. As many… Read more.
This is a sample entry from Craig Turner’s weekly market analysis newsletter, Turner’s Take, published on August 09, 2012. The USDA will release the August WASDE tomorrow at 7:30 AM CDT. We are expecting cuts in yield and production for Corn and Soybeans. We are also expecting draws on the global wheat supply. While many… Read more.
Rains moved through the Midwest over the weekend with a fury, dumping much needed moisture along the I-80 corridor from Des Moines to Cleveland. Describing the rains as a crop saving event may be a bit dramatic, but I don’t feel the description is too far off, especially for beans. Certain areas in eastern Iowa… Read more.
This is a sample entry from Brian Cullen’s email newsletter, The Cullen Outlook. March 2013 / October 2013 SUGAR spread I would like to re-visit the sugar spread that we recently traded but move into 2013. If you recall we were long front month October 2012 and short March 2013. I continue to like the… Read more.
This is a sample entry from Brian Cullen’s email newsletter, The Cullen Outlook. NOVEMBER SOYBEANS I am looking to get long the SOYBEAN market. I will turn to the mini-contract which is 1/5 the contract size of the regular. This will allow us to build a position should we choose to add additional contracts as… Read more.
This is a sample entry from Brian Cullen’s email newsletter, The Cullen Outlook. October 2012 / April 2013 LIVE CATTLE spread: I would like to get short the live cattle market. With the country immersed in drought conditions, the cattle markets are set in a channel/downtrend that I believe will continue into the fall season.… Read more.
This is a sample entry from Craig Turnerâ€™s weekly market analysis newsletter, Turner’s Take. CORN: The WASDE increased ending stocks to 903 million bushels for 2011-2012 corn, up from 851 previously. The USDA has the July Corn yield at 146.0 and cut demand over 1 billion bushels. It is important to note what the yield… Read more.
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