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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...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, November 26th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: • This week in the markets - We taped on Wednesday, right after the release...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Euro Tier Report, November 19th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Euro Tier Report   Last week we attended the Euro tier Trade show in Hanover Germany:   Euro tier is a massive...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, November 12th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets - Cash fed cattle prices are $1.25 lower and cash...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services,

Lean Hogs Trade On Expanded Limits Today By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday October 25, 2018 LEAN HOGS: Cash came in fully steady to up...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Marketing’s Soar, October 22nd 2018

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Hog Marketing’s Soar   Last week the U.S. marketed 2,589,000 hogs, up from 120,000 a year ago. We expect...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, October 8th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets - Live cash cattle were basically unchanged again this week. Feeder...