© Axel Soegaard
When Asger Krogsgaard joined the family farm near Ringkøbing in western Jutland 23 years ago, his focus was entirely on piglets. Starting with 100 sows on a 12ha unit, the family grew the enterprise around producing youngstock, eventually farming more than 1,500 sows across 625ha of owned and 200ha of rented land. But 10 years ago, Mr Krogsgaard realised his strategy had to change. Market volatility was causing piglet prices to drop to a level that meant many pig farms […]