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Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, May 20th 2019

•This week in the markets - Cash cattle were nearly $4 lower this week and cash feeder cattle were steady to $6 lower. The...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Asia Road Trip Week 1, May 13th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Asia Road Trip Week 1 Philippines  Last week we visited the Philippines. It was the first time we have ever...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, May 6th 2019

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: • This week in the markets – Cash cattle are down $3 for the week....

What Would African Swine Fever Look Like if it Hit the U.S.? By ...

The incursion and expansion of African Swine Fever (ASF) into China has raised concerns among producers and regulatory officials about the threat the disease...

If We Want to Enjoy the Nature’s Beauty, We Have to Protect the Environment...

pig farmers, we are stewards of this land. It is our responsibility to protect the land and environment for generations to come, just like...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. has Record Weekly Pork Export Sales to China, April...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week USDA reported net weekly pork export sales to China of 77,732 metric tonnes, by far a...

Heat Stress, Performance Trace Minerals & Swine Gut Health, Written by Dr. Mark...

Heat stress can result in significant economic costs to your livestock operation. For example, it is estimated that the annual cost of heat stress...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, March USDA Hog and Pigs Report, April 1st 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics March USDA Hog and Pigs Report   No real surprises in the March USDA Hogs and Pigs report. The Breeding...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, March 25th 2019

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets - Cash fed cattle are up $3 this week and...

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...