Jim Long Pork Commentary, Iowa Pork Congress Report, January 29th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we attended the Iowa Pork Congress in Des Moines, Iowa. Iowa is the number one hog producing...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Minnesota Pork Congress Report, January 22nd 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week we attended the Minnesota Pork Congress, which was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota.   Minnesota is the number three...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Real Productivity, January 15th 2018

There is a myth of swine productivity results and then the reality. There is an exercise we like to do at year end to...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Some Observations for the Future, January 9th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Some Observations for the Future   France and United Kingdom have announced that internal combustion engines will be illegal in...

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, U.S. Lean Hog Prices Have Rapid Decline, September 11 2017

Pork Commentary, September 11th 2017 Jim Long President-CEO Genesus Inc. ​​ US Lean Hog Prices have rapid decline   A month ago US 53-54% lean hog were 84c lb; last...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Europe Road Trip: France, August 8 2017

Jim Long President-CEO Genesus Inc.         Jim Long and two of his sons, Aidan and Spencer   This past week we were in France, Paris for a bit,...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, US Lean Hogs Reach 90¢, June 27 2019

  Last Friday US lean hogs reached 90¢ lb. Pork demand and lower hog supplies are driving prices higher.  Packers margins remain good with USDA...