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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...

International Travel Biosecurity, By Joseph Yaros, DVM Pipestone Veterinary Clinic

As the world swine population continues to grow both domestically and internationally, it can open doors to producers and veterinarians to visit production locations...

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, Market Update, May 14th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Market Update For the U.S lean hog price to go up it must be led by USDA Pork Carcass...

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...

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...

Don McCabe, Nebraska Farm Bureau Commentary, Veterinary Feed Directive Spells Changes for Antibiotic Use

How those who raise livestock administer certain antibiotics will change beginning Jan. 1, 2017. That’s the date farmers, ranchers, veterinarians and feed suppliers must...

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...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, April 1st 2019

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets - Cash fed cattle were down more than $3.50 this...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Market Prices, March 6th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Global Market Prices This week we wish to look at some of the Global Market Prices. China Hog prices are still...