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Swine industry eyes profits if 2013 yields are up

Economist: But if 2013 is dry, expect heavy sow herd culling in Midwest

January 27, 2013
By LARRY KERSHNER, , Messenger News

DES MOINES - If there is adequate rainfall, and if there are trendline yields in corn and soybeans, then some profitability is expected to return to the swine industry, but not likely until later this summer and most likely will allow pork producers to break even.



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