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Video: Increased Export Demands Bring High Ham Primal Values: Agriculture Blog

Jul 29, 2014

Over the past few months the primal value of ham has skyrocketed and continues to support cutout value. This is mostly driven by export demand, which is up 9% since last year. Historically ham prices have been around $80 during the peak season, but recently prices have been over $140 and continue to be very strong. In this week’s Hog Blog, Kent Bang discusses aspects of the pork cutout and the impacts on pork pricing.