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Jim Long Pork Commentary, 2016 Begins – Our Observations, January 4th 2016

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As we begin 2016 and look towards the New Year, we find ourselves wondering what the future is...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Mexico Meeting, November 7th 2016

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week, we attended the Mexican Pork Association – OPORPA Annual Meeting, held in Riviera Nayarit. Our report...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Packer Capacity, September 18 2017

Pork Commentary, September 18th 2017 Jim Long President-CEO Genesus Inc.   US Packer Capacity   Last Thursday the US set a new record day for hog marketing of 455,000 head...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Observations on Russia and China, October 17th 2016

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Russia   The current hog price in Russia is 111 rubles per kilogram or $0.80 USD/lb liveweight. Profits per head...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Cash Lean Hogs Race Higher, May 9th 2016

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The seasonality of Hog Prices is alive and well.  Last week 53-54% lean hogs jumped 4¢ a lb....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Market Observations, May 7th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week the U.S. cash hog market continued its recent advance, with 22 days in a row of...

Jim Long Pork Commentary-2018 – Goodbye, January 2nd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics 2018 – Goodbye We are at the end of 2018. We say good riddance. 2018 was a year in...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Market Update , July 23rd 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Market Update    The future of U.S. markets especially this fall looks far from optimistic. December hogs in the 40’s...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, European Road Trip, August 1 2017

  Jim Long President-CEO Genesus Inc.   This past week we met producers from England, Netherlands and Germany. Our Observations:   England Production holding steady at about 400,000 sows.  About 40%...