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Jim Long Pork Commentary, USA-China have Agreed to a “Phase One” Trade Agreement, October...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we wrote about Hope being a pre-requisite to being a swine producer.  Hope got a boost...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hope – A Pre-requisite to be a Hog Producer! October...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. hog market has shown some life in the last week with lean hogs gaining about 5₵...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, September 1st U.S.D.A Hogs and Pigs Report More Pigs Than...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   September 1st U.S.D.A Hogs and Pigs Report More Pigs Than Ever September 1st (x 1,000 head) The U.S.D.A. inventory of market hogs...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Supercharged Profits, September 23rd 2019

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we attended and exhibited at the VIV-China. Take home message- If you have pigs in China, Prices...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Wild Ride Market Gyration Continues, September 16th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last Monday, December Lean Hog Futures were 59.72₵ lb. On Friday, 5 days later, they closed at 68.70₵...

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...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, A few Market Observations, September 3rd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics A year ago 53-54% U.S. market hogs were 44.60₵ lb. this year last week 69.62₵ lb. This year...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, August 26th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics “I am an Optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.”  -Winston Churchill The way things are...

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...

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....
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