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Good to be a Pig Farmer, By Al Juhnke, NPPA Executive Director

As another October “Pork Month” ends, some observations about Nebraska’s pig farmers are in order. We often get caught up in the challenges our...

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...

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...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, January 15th 2019

Most Are Expecting Higher Cash Steer Trade This Week By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday January 15, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Cash is called fully steady...

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...

What Livestock Owners Should Know About Vesicular Stomatitis, By Russ Daly Professor,...

Because it’s not a common occurrence in most areas every year, reports of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in the media often raise questions among livestock...

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...

Cell-Based Meat Products: Background and Current Status By Amanda Blair Professor &...

There is ongoing development of cell-based or lab-grown meat products by numerous companies around the world. It is understandable that the introduction of these...

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...

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...
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