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PEDV Outbreaks Could Push Hog Futures Higher: Agriculture Blog
As the hog industry watches the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV), uncertainty still exists on how it will affect hog prices. Cash hog prices are down from a week ago, however hog futures have risen sharply and could go higher as the market is cautious with the information they are receiving on the virus. In today's hog blog, Mark Greenwood provides insight into the hog prices and the PEDV impact stressing margin and risk management for continued profits.