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Jim Long Pork Commentary, National Pork Industry Conference, July 10th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Pork Commentary, July 09, 2018 Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc.   National Pork Industry Conference   Day 1   This week we are...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Market not looking very Shiny? August 7th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Market not looking very Shiny? A year ago, U.S. 53-54% lean hogs were 86¢ lb. last week they were...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Market Update , July 23rd 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Market Update    The future of U.S. markets especially this fall looks far from optimistic. December hogs in the 40’s...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, National Pork Industry Conference Report, July 16th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we attended the National Pork Industry Conference held in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.  Our report: There was Retail...

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...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, US Hog Prices slide lower, February 20th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Over the last week US 53-54% lean hogs, decreased from 74.25c / lb to 71.63c / lb. In...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Asia Road Trip Week 2, May 21st 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week we spent in China.   Our observations:   From what we can figure from talking to large hog operations, drug...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hog Market Rockets Higher, March 25th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week we saw a continuation of a rapid rise in U.S. hog prices and lean hog futures....

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...

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...