Agricultural Economics Department


Date of this Version

January 2007


Published in Cornhusker Economics, 01/17/2007. Produced by the Cooperative Extension, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


January of 2006 was marked by some concern that the modest expansion in pork production may be more than markets could absorb. Cash and futures markets started lower, and it was clear that daily product movement would dictate prices. Both market fundamentals and attitudes appeared negative.