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Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, March 18th 2019

ome highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets - Cash cattle are $1 lower for the week and...

PED: Is it time to eliminate it from US herds?By Joseph F. Connor, DVM,...

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Porcine endemic diarrhea (PED) virus made its way into the US swine population unexpectedly in 2013. That year...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Market Continues to Lose Money, March 4th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics This past week was much of the Same with U.S. markets continuing to be soft and slaughter hog...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, African Swine Fever (ASF) China Report

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Genesus has been the largest exporter of swine breeding stock to China the last three years. Many industry contacts...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Per Capita Pork Disappearance, Increases, February 11th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Per Capita Pork Disappearance, Increases   Last week the USDA released the February U.S. Meats Supply and Use   Pork (Million...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Iowa Pork Congress Report, January 28th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we attended and participated at the Iowa Pork Congress in Des Moines Iowa. Our Observations: Iowa Pork...

International Travel Biosecurity, By Joseph Yaros, DVM Pipestone Veterinary Clinic

As the world swine population continues to grow both domestically and internationally, it can open doors to producers and veterinarians to visit production locations...

Mexico: U.S. Pork’s Leading Volume Market, by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing

Monthly Market Highlight Amid recent trade tensions with the U.S. and Mexico, the Mexican market remains U.S. pork’s top market by volume through September 2018....

Feeding the world in 2050 and beyond – Part 1: Productivity challenges Author: George...

Increasing productivity is a more sustainable approach to feeding the global population in 2050. December 3, 2018 - Author: George Silva, Michigan State University Extension Figure...