Jim Long Pork Commentary, Why is African Swine Fever a Reportable Disease?

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Over the last while there has been much discussion about African Swine Fever (ASF). Every meeting we attend...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Euro Tier, November 6th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics In a week the massive Euro tier Livestock and Poultry Exhibition will be held in Hannover Germany. An...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, The Future Looks Brighter! October 30th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The Future Looks Brighter! In mid-August the U.S. had lean hogs in the mid 40’s. Losses were $40 per...

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...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, The markets are always moving, October 15th 2018

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Some weeks we don’t have much to write about. It seems either we or the markets are in...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Is it a Miracle? October 9th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics A Month ago, 53-54% lean hogs were 44¢ lb. Just coming out of August which is traditionally a time...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S.D.A. September Hogs and Pigs Report, October 1st 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S.D.A. released the September | Hogs and Pigs report last Thursday. The market reaction was about a...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, US Hog Market Rebound, September 24th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics US Hog Market Rebound   Last Friday the to US lean hog price averaged 60.24¢ lb. A huge jump over...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hurricane Florence hits North Carolina, September 17th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As we write we have no specific news on the effects of Hurricane Florence and the North Carolina...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Where we at? Some Observations, September 10th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics It doesn’t take a rocket scientist or ag. economist to see that USA-Canada hog market sucks. Losses per...