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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...

Pork Month is Every Month By Al Juhnke, Executive Director – Nebraska Pork Producers...

As October ends, pork producers around the country are winding down their Pork Month activities. Here in Nebraska we are not just watching the...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, October 16th 2018

All Hog Contracts Saw Higher Open Interest On Yesterday's Rally By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday October 16, 2018   LEAN HOGS: Lean hog futures volume...

It’s A Small World, After All, by Glenn Stolt, President and CEO, Christensen Farms

I recently participated in the National Pork Board’s International Marketing Committee ten-day immersion mission to Asia. While in Hong Kong we met with forty...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, September 25th 2018

Cash Hog Prices Still Not Done By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday September 25, 2018 LEAN HOGS: Cash is called steady to higher which is a...

Learn from Each Other to Maximize Safety by Joe Wolfe, Live Pork Transportation Manager...

Truck rollovers and accidents, while rare, can have a significant impact. Transportation is the most visible step in raising pigs because we are traveling...

Singapore: An Exciting Market for U.S. Pork, by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing

by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing Monthly Market Highlight Singapore is an increasingly important market for U.S. agricultural exports, and U.S. pork specifically. In 2017,...

Sharing Our Responsible Pork Production Story on the 2018 Heartland Tour, by Gregg Hora,...

by Gregg Hora, Iowa Pork Producers Association President Gregg Hora, Iowa Pork Producers Association President Each year, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) leads a group...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Futures Rebound, August 21st 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Futures Rebound   Markets many times move with few if any people expecting. Last week was a case in...

Heat Stress is a Big Deal, Cara Haden, DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services

Between death loss and production impact, the estimates have the yearly cost to the U.S. swine industry to be around $300 million so far...