Department of Economics
This bulletin reports swine production and marketing trends in South Dakota from the late 1950's to 1980 and also reports major findings from a 1980 pork marketing survey completed by nearlv 600 South Dakota swine producers. Subjects covered include statewide and regional production trends, organization of swine production and marketing, producer use of marketing methods and marketing channels, marketing movements and transportation, and producer use of cash markets, forward contracts and futures markets.
This report is for producers, lenders, educators, agribusiness people, and others who are interested in pork marketing.
swine production costs, swine marketing trends
South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
Janssen, L., "South Dakota Swine Production and Marketing: Recent Trends and Producer Survey Results" (1984). Research Bulletins of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (1887-2011). 696.