Producers address high feed costs with tools, alternatives

September 7, 2022

Associate professor Lee SchulzAssociate professor Lee Schulz was interviewed by Missouri Farmer Today for the article "Producers address high feed costs with tools, alternatives." The article examines how livestock producers continue facing challenges from high feed costs.

Schulz told Missouri Farmer Today that the cost per hundredweight for farrow-to-finish hog operations increased between 2020 and 2021, and again between 2021 and 2022. Schulz said that the result is an overall 44% increase in the cost of feed from 2020 to 2022.

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