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A pig farm that does it all

  Have you ever wondered what the ideal pig farm would look like? A group of farmers, researchers, architects, and animal behavior specialists have collaborated...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Genetic effort to improve pork sensory traits

Genetic effort to improve pork sensory traits Dr. Chunyan Zhang, Genesus Geneticist czhang@genesus.com Pork quality is an important factor influencing consumers purchasing decisions. Consumers` willingness to pay more...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, First Week of January Our Observations, January 13th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. hog slaughter continued unabated with 2,713,000 last week, jumping up from the two holiday-shortened weeks previous. We...

Strategies to move more pigs from birth to harvest

Watch the full interview or each part separately Full interview: Strategies to move more pigs from birth to harvest Part 1: Low weight piglets have trouble...

Weekly Pork Price Summary, January 3, 2020

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Strong Communities Make Us Better Pig Farmers, By Ben Luebbering a Missouri Pig Farmer

Source: RealPigFarming.com The holiday season is upon us and that usually means the peak of giving season is upon us as well. The holidays and...

USDA: Hog Inventory Up 3%

Source: National Agricultural Statistics Service news release Washington, D.C. - As of December 1, there were 77.3 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up...

Managing Mycotoxins in Pig Feeds.

By Joe Loughmiller, PhD Phileo by Lesaffre Background: Crop production, harvest and storage improvements have reduced the amount and number of mycotoxins in feed grains. ...

Genetic Analysis of Strep Zoo Underway

Farmscape for December 17, 2019 Full Interview 9:12 Listen U.S. researchers are stepping up their focus on Streptococcus zooepidemicus. On behalf of the Swine Health Information...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, CHINA-U.S.A. PHASE 1 TRADE DEAL Good for U.S. Pork Producers,...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday China and the United States agreed to a phase 1 trade deal with lots of details....

Vet Calls for US to Stop Importing Soy-based Products from China to Reduce ASF...

Source: Hoosier Ag Today As African Swine Fever (ASF) continues to deteriorate the hog herd in China and throughout Asia and Europe, many here in...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Mid-West Swine Conference Report, December 9th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week we attended the Mid-West Swine Conference that was held in Danville Indiana, just west of Indianapolis. Our...

China Fuels October Pork Exports;

Strong demand from China bolstered U.S. pork exports in October, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Export Federation (USMEF),...

Scientists Claim They Found a Treatment for the Virus Decimating the World’s Pork Supply

Source: One Zero A new study suggests a 100% immunization rate Last month, a river in South Korea turned red with the blood of 47,000 pigs....

African Swine Fever: An Emphasis on Prevention

I think first and foremost, being a part of the Secure Pork Supply plan is a huge part of that because it outlines a...