Drought Reduced Cattle Inventories: Opportunities and Risks During Rebuilding
Drought has impacted cattle numbers. Mr. Weaber discusses the impact of tightening inventories and higher prices, as well as the implications that expanding plant capabilities have on producers as they rebuild herds. He also looks at demand in a potentially recessionary market.
When Will Decline in Swine Numbers End?
Mr. Weaber looks at the drivers shaping the pork industry, including high grain prices and the cost and construction challenges of building barns, as well as slower exports. California Proposition 12 and Massachusetts Question 3 are discussed as well.