Economists say since COVID-19 crisis, cash prices of major products, such as hams and pork loins, are holding up well, however there is significant weakness in the pork belly market.
Senate to vote on package with $14 billion for CCC replenishment and $9.5 billion for livestock and specialty crops.
Dairy Outlook: Dairy economists advise farmers to cut milk production 2% to 3% now.
Regionalization agreement reached on avian influenza, virulent Newcastle. Also, agreement reached on beef product access.
For now, there are no vaccines or in-field detection devices for the disease, which kills 99% of hogs it infects.