Pig farmers believe the market will begin to recover in March
Pig farmers in the main farming regions of Brazil have been complaining about low prices and high production costs. According to industry representatives, the market for pork, which suffered sharp price falls in January, is still in an unfavorable scenario. Improvement, however, as of March.
"It is hard to buy inputs. The high price of corn is really discouraging farmers," says the president of the Santa Catarina Association of pig Farmers, Losivânio Luiz de Lorenzi.
A similar situation is being experienced by pig farmers in Paraná. The president of the Paraná Association of Pig Farmers, Carlos Francisco Geesdorff, notes that the losses suffered by farmers have been lower than in other states, but still the situation is one of crisis.
Information provided by Canal Rural