COVID-19 Impact on Hog Prices

Podcasts are a perfect way to get caught up with new swine information! We are presenting you the latest episode from “At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison” in collaboration with SwineCast.

In this episode, Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant) are joined by Dow McVean, a principal of McVean Trading & Investments LLC, who discusses how the complexities and vulnerabilities of North American hog prices have been laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this episode of ….At The Meeting Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison our guest Dow McVean discusses about the North American hog prices in the COVID-19 pandemic scenario.

The podcast is available via SwineCast. It is the eighth in a series of recordings produced by the At The Meeting team on the effects of COVID-19 on the pork industry.

“The cash hog market was thin and getting thinner prior to COVID-19,” “To have the majority of the hogs priced off the negotiated cash price of two percent off the hogs is unsustainable.”

Dow McVean

Listen to the episode (20 min)

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