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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Mid-West Swine Conference Report, December 9th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week we attended the Mid-West Swine Conference that was held in Danville Indiana, just west of Indianapolis. Our...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Thanksgiving Always never good for Hog Prices, December 2nd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week the U.S. celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday. It is a holiday to give thanks but for pig...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, If Misery Loves Company be a Pig Producer, November 25th...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The last two weeks it’s like we have reached a tipping point in production misery. The words “Survival Mode”...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Cut-outs Surge! November 18th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Who would have thought on a week in November U.S. pork cut-outs would hit 90.12₵ lb. in the...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, THE BIG STORY – China Agrees to resume buying Canadian...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last June China stopped purchasing Canadian Pork. Up to that time in 2019 China’s pork imports from Canada...

Jim Long, Pork Commentary, No Joy in Hog Town, November 4, 2019

Pork Commentary,  November 4th, 2019 Jim Long, President-CEO, Genesus Inc. Our sense is that the U.S.-Canada swine production sector is getting worn out by the markets...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hog Market, Compared to a Year Ago, October 28th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Sometimes it pays to look at where we are compared to a year ago.  National Daily Base Lean...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Exports Soar, October 21st 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. Pork Export Sales soared last week with 351,000 metric tons purchased. Of that number 152,600 tonnes were...

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₵...
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