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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....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, US Cash Hog Prices Continue price surge, October 23rd 2017

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The October price miracle continues with cash hogs 53-54% lean jumping to 64.41c; up about $ 22 a...

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, 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...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, May 24th 2019

Chinese Step Back Into the U.S. Pork Market By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday May 23, 2019 LEAN HOGS: There's no early read on the...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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