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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, U.S. Pork Cut-outs Surge! November 18th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Who would have thought on a week in November U.S. pork cut-outs would hit 90.12₵ lb. in the...

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...

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...

Is Vertical Integration Good Or Bad For AgTech?blog by Todd Janzen Ag Law

Source: blog by Todd Janzen Ag Law, janzen@aglaw.us It has become common for tech conferences to have Shark-Tank style competitions among new startups. The winner...

Clearing the Way for New Opportunities, By Bill Even CEO of the National Pork...

Have you ever thought about burning down half the buildings on your farm in one day? It might sound crazy, but that is exactly...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. July Net Pork Exports Up 35.6%, September 9th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Some positive news for the U.S. pork industry is the increase in the Pork Exports and decrease in...

Reviewing Humane Euthanasia Protocols, By Heidi Carroll SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Field...

Unresolvable health problems and injuries occur in pigs in every swine operation and having a plan in place to humanely deal with these issues...
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