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Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report “Lots of Pigs!”July 2nd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report “Lots of Pigs!” The USDA report of the June 1st inventory indicates “Lots of Pigs”...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, African Swine Fever (ASF) China Report

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Genesus has been the largest exporter of swine breeding stock to China the last three years. Many industry contacts...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, EU Court rules Gene Editing = GMO, July 30th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   A couple weeks ago we wrote about McDonalds executive Ernie Meier speaking at the National Pork Industry Conference...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, December United States and Canadian Hog Inventory Report, March...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Pork Commentary, March 12, 2018 Jim Long, President-CEO, Genesus Inc December United States and Canadian Hog Inventory Report The USA-Canadian market...

Minnesota Pork Ambassadors to Begin Promoting Pork at the MN State Fair

  Amelia Welter of Olmstead County has been selected as the 2017/18 Minnesota Pork Ambassador. The first and second runners-up are Sierra Williamson of Martin...

Minnesota Pork to Host an Oink Outing at Volfest

The Minnesota Pork Board will be hosting an Oink Outing in Victoria at Volkfest. Minnesota pig farmers will be on hand to answer any...

2017 Minn. Session leaves some questions, delivers on some key agriculture issues

The "end" of the 2017 Minnesota legislative session did not lack any fire works as a special session had to be called at 12:01...

Pig Farmers Encouraged to Pay-It-Forward with #HamsAcrossAmerica

  This Giving Tuesday, the Pork Checkoff is encouraging pig farmers to pay-it-forward with a new holiday campaign called #HamsAcrossAmerica. This first-annual event encourages farmers...

Minnesota Pork Congress to Celebrate 50 years

  For 50 years Pork Congress has been the industry’s premier event for the exchange of ideas, timely presentations, great conversation and more. The congress will...

Minnesota Pork Names Ben Johnson as 2017 Pork Ambassador

  Ben Johnson a sophomore at Iowa State University has been named the 2017 Minnesota Pork Ambassador. He is the son of Brian and Susan...