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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...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, China Pig Herd Continues Massive Decline, August 19th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week China’s Ministry of Agriculture announced that July’s pig inventory had shrunk 32.2% and sow inventory had...

Ownership Equals Responsibility By, Bill Even CEO, National Pork Board

Growing up on our family’s farm in South Dakota, there was never any shortage of work to be done, especially when it was time...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Topsy Turvy Week, August 12th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week was another topsy turvy week for the Swine Industry. Our observations.  Lean hogs average Last Thursday 53-54% U.S....

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, July 29th 2019

• This week in the markets - Live cash fed cattle were up $2.40 this week. Feeder cattle markets were steady to $3 higher...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Market Gets Boost, July 22nd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics There was some life in the U.S. hog market last week with October Lean Hog Futures gaining $5.71....

Antimicrobial Resistance: We don’t have all the answers yet! By: Dr. Carissa Odland from...

Late in the day as you are watching the evening news you learn about an individual who was confirmed with an antibiotic resistant bacterial...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, June 11th 2019

July Hogs Need to Take Out Last Week's Highs By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday June 11, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Cash hog prices were not...
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