This report provides a commentary on the changes in the composition and structure of the U. S. hog breeding herd by size of operation and efficiency of the breeding herd in comparison with historical trends. In addition, Information on inventory, annual pig crop, slaughter weights, dressing percent, value, imports, litter rate, farrowing, and gross income is also contained within this report. Data was collected from hog operations via probability surveys, and estimates were prepared by the Agricultural Statistics Board.
Category: Animals and Animal Products:Livestock Keyword: production, hogs, imports, prices, income, and farrowing Latest Release: Oct 29, 2015
Compares the income and financial outlook for the U.S farm sector, farm businesses, and farm households in December 2010 with the outlook in December 2011. Chapter 1 of the report outlines the farm income outlook and drivers (e.g. production expenses, payments to stakeholders) that affect U.S. farm operations earnings. Chapter 2 discusses farm households and their economic well-being based off income, assets, debt, and net worth. Chapter 3 discusses projections of farm enterprise income based off of application of sector level forecasts to Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS) data. Chapter 4 discusses the financial position of the agricultural sector in terms of farm asset values and farm sector debt.
Category: Agriculture Economics and Management:Farm Input and Expenditures Keyword: income, assets, finance, administrative management, debt, and income and wealth Latest Release: Dec 14, 2011
This special report presents historical data on the sheep and goat industries including a historical overview of the sheep and goat sector, inventory, operation numbers, inventory values, sheep, lamb, and wool prices, lamb crop, and value of production. The report highlights changes in the sheep industry over the past quarter century, such as in numbers of sheep and goats, wool production, slaughter, and gross income. The data in the report is based on a probability survey of all operations with at least one head of sheep or goats.
Category: Animals and Animal Products:Livestock Keyword: inventories, slaughter, wool production, sheep and goats, and income Latest Release: Aug 9, 2011