BRITISH PIG BREEDS

The most popular pig breed in use in England is the Duroc, Landrace or Large White, because of their shape, leanness and ease of keeping. But there are a large variety of farmers now keeping more traditional breeds which are now becoming more popular and thus their products are too. Continue reading

USDA CORN AND SOYA OUTLOOK

According to the US Department of Agriculture in its Nov. 8 Crop Production report, US 2013 corn production was forecast at 13,988,720,000 bushels, up to 145,400,000 bushels, or 1 percent, from 13,843,320,000 bushels forecast in September and up 30 percent from 10,780,296,000 bushels in 2012. Continue reading