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Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistant Program (CFAP)

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics About a month ago President Trump and Ag Secretary Perdue announced the Coronavirus Food Assistant Program (CFAP). At...

Facility Utilization: A Matter of Efficiency, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services, LLC I corresponded recently with a restaurant owner and we discussed the Covid-19 challenges he’s faced. He explained the economics...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, April 16th 2020

China Purchased U.S. Beef Last Week By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday April 16, 2020 LEAN HOGS: Cash is called lower. Two Smithfield processing plants will...

Deadly swine-disease outbreak at buying station triggers search for mystery pathogen, By Daniel Gascho...

Source: PigHealthToday.com When a call came into the office last September reporting very high, unexplained sow mortalities, Daniel Gascho, DVM, didn’t expect it to be...

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Pipestone Veterinary Services Update, By Hannah Walkes President, Pipestone Veterinary Services

Pipestone Veterinary Services shares in the global concern surrounding COVID-19. We take our responsibility to provide animal care seriously. We also understand the necessity of our...

Maintaining Your Freedom to Farm, By Bill Even CEO, National Pork Board

Traveling to state pork association meetings this winter, from Iowa to Indiana to South Dakota and beyond, I have heard a lot of talk...

Four Keys for Effective Clean/Dirty Lines for On-Farm Biosecurity, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting...

The concept of a clean/dirty line is one of the most basic, fundamental concepts in on-farm biosecurity and perhaps the most important. It’s also...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Futures Rebound – Somewhat, February 10th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The Wild Gyrations in the lean hog futures are best illustrated by the following: June Lean Hog Futures January 23  ...

Ag Economic Insights: How U.S. Livestock Producers Have Become So Dependent On Exports, blog...

Source: blog by David Widmar, Agricultural Economic Insights Beef Figure 1 shows the annual world exports of beef & veal as a share of production. This...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, January 14th 2020

Reuters Reports Huge Chinese Pork Imports Again in December By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday January 14, 2020 LEAN HOGS: Cash is called steady but...
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