On Feb. 2, 2013, "Farmweek" gave livestock reports on poultry, pork and cattle. Corn and soybean reports were given as well. In addition, it was announced that Hattiesburg resident Penny Kochtitzky, was the national winner of the Friend of Conservation Award.
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The week's trivia question:
"How many pounds of wood does each person use per day?"
Answer Choices: A. 2 B. 4 C. 6 D. 9
The market report this week revealed that meats are moving higher, poultry trends are upward, pork is to move higher and cattle on Feed Report Bullish was given (in video) by John Michael Riley.
The 2013 corn price predictions range from $4 to $10. Old crop soybeans look uncertain.
The trivia answer: "Each person uses C., six pounds of wood per day."
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