LM—HG209Des Moines, Iowa Wed, Feb 26, 2014 USDA Market NewsEASTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT MORNING HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGINPLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Wednesday, February 26, 2014 (As of 9:30 AM)CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPEBARROWS & GILTS LIVE AND CARCASS BASISEstimated Actual Actual ActualToday Today Week Ago Year AgoProducer SoldNegotiated 5,120 2,917 2,292 7,425Other Market Formula 5,756 2,570 3,838 1,044Swine or Pork Market Formula 33,361 4,191 4,661 6,326Other Purchase Arrangement 15,783 5,339 5,899 6,197Packer Sold (all purchase types) 0 0 0 0--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 2,565*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------EASTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT NEGOTIATED HOG PURCHASE MATRIXREPRESENTING INDIVIDUAL PACKER CARCASS MERIT BUYING PROGRAMSbased on both Fat and Muscle Measurements for a 200 lb Carcass Basis*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------CARCASS WEIGHT DIFFERENTIALS*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------MEASUREMENTS BASED ON SLAUGHTER DATA SUBMITTED*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 4,507Base Price Range $87.54 - $98.63, Weighted Average $92.33--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 352*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGINIllinois 2,688 Indiana 2,268Kentucky 495 Michigan 966North Carolina 40 New York 360Ohio 6,441 Pennsylvania 1,065Wisconsin 160--------------------------------------------------------------------------------*For more information, please visit www.ams.usda.gov/ConfidentialityGuidelines*Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA515-284-4460 email: desm.lpgmn@usda.gov24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews1100C.