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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...

4 Key Factors to Ask About Pig Sourcing Bryan Myers, DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services

Weaned pig sourcing has the potential to affect the profitability of an enterprise greatly.  Here are 4 things to keep in mind when considering...

Learning Where “The Puck Will Be” with U.S. Exports on an International Mission: By...

“Skate to where the puck will be.” While that quote is often attributed to the great hockey player Wayne Gretzky, Wayne himself credits his...

Sharing Our Responsible Pork Production Story on the 2018 Heartland Tour, by Gregg Hora,...

by Gregg Hora, Iowa Pork Producers Association President Gregg Hora, Iowa Pork Producers Association President Each year, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) leads a group...

Food, and Pork, at the Heart of U.S. Meat Export Federation’s Heartland Tour by...

I read an article recently about why Sichuan food—even the best of the best—doesn’t taste the same outside of the Chinese province. The article...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA Projects Record Corn Yield, August 13th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday the USDA came out with a yield prediction of 178.4 bushels per acre. If this is...

Could Potstickers Save the Day and Solve the 2040 Protein Shortage?By Craig Morris, Vice...

I recently attended the Future of Food Tech Summit in Brooklyn, New York. The meeting was geared towards new food companies, many of which...