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Microbreweries 1

Published: June 6, 2017
The Brewers Association reports that the number of breweries in the U.S. just crossed the 5,000 mark. To be precise, there were a total of 5,005 breweries in America at the end of November, a new record high.Read More

Industrial 1

Expected annual U.S. GDP growth to average 2.3% between 2017 and 2020. U.S. manufacturing output growth is expected to average only 1.5% over this period.Read More

Swine 2

Nationwide, more than 60,000 pork producers annually market more than 110 million hogs. These animals provided total gross receipts of $23.4 billion.Read More

Swine 1

Pork consumption in 2017 is forecast at 2.360 million MT (carcass wt), 8.5 per cent larger than it was in 2015. Higher imports have accounted for 65 per cent of the increase in consumption in 2016‐17.Read More

Layers 7

As of September 2016, organic and cage-free shell egg production accounted for 12.5% of current table egg layer flock (37.6 million hens). Of this, 4.7% are organic (14.1 million hens) and 7.8% are cage-free (23.5 million hens).Read More