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Jim Long Pork Commentary, First Week of January Our Observations, January 13th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. hog slaughter continued unabated with 2,713,000 last week, jumping up from the two holiday-shortened weeks previous. We...

Strong Communities Make Us Better Pig Farmers, By Ben Luebbering a Missouri Pig Farmer

Source: RealPigFarming.com The holiday season is upon us and that usually means the peak of giving season is upon us as well. The holidays and...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, CHINA-U.S.A. PHASE 1 TRADE DEAL Good for U.S. Pork Producers,...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday China and the United States agreed to a phase 1 trade deal with lots of details....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Mid-West Swine Conference Report, December 9th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week we attended the Mid-West Swine Conference that was held in Danville Indiana, just west of Indianapolis. Our...

Ag Markets to Tighten Up, By Shawn Hackett President, Hackett Financial Advisors, Inc.

U.S. pork production is about to fall off a cliff in the first half of 2020, reports Shawn Hackett. Given the Thanksgiving Holiday next week...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, THE BIG STORY – China Agrees to resume buying Canadian...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last June China stopped purchasing Canadian Pork. Up to that time in 2019 China’s pork imports from Canada...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, Games, Lots of Games in the Hog Market,...

  LEAN HOGS: Games…there’s lots of games being played in the hog market these days. The obvious objective of packers, and the Chinese, in the face...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hog Market, Compared to a Year Ago, October 28th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Sometimes it pays to look at where we are compared to a year ago.  National Daily Base Lean...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services,China Headline News Supportive, October 17th 2019

By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday October 17, 2019 LEAN HOGS: Cash is called steady to up $2.00 for today. Cash has risen every day...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hope – A Pre-requisite to be a Hog Producer! October...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. hog market has shown some life in the last week with lean hogs gaining about 5₵...
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