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Jim Long Pork Commentary, THE BIG STORY – China Agrees to resume buying Canadian...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last June China stopped purchasing Canadian Pork. Up to that time in 2019 China’s pork imports from Canada...

USDA to Issue Second Tranche of Trade Relief Payments

  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will proceed with its second tranche of trade relief payments to American farmers as a result of retaliatory...

House Members Talk USMCA with Canadian Prime Minister

  During Congressional recess this week, four members of the House Ways and Means Committee traveled to Ottawa to discuss the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement...

China, U.S Agree to Cancel Existing Trade-Related Tariffs, Chinese Government Confirms

  As the U.S. and China continue to work on an interim trade deal, on Thursday the Chinese commerce ministry said both countries have agreed...

NPPC Pushes for Trade Deal with new “Pork O’ Clock Somewhere” Campaign

  The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) launched a dynamic new campaign, “It’s Pork O’ Clock Somewhere,” to highlight the importance and benefits of the...

Global Animal Protein Outlook 2019 – Growth Slows Down… as Doubts Gear Up

    Growth in global animal protein continues, but it is slowing. Uncertainty is a key theme for 2019. Uncertainty created by African swine fever, in...

Rabobank: Pork Producers Remain Cautious on Expansion as Risks Outweigh Rewards

Latest edition: Pork Quarterly Q4 2019 – Producers Remain Cautious on Expansion as Risks Outweigh Rewards Global pork prices continue to rise, as protein shortfalls...

National Pork Board Study Defines China’s Growing Need For Protein

  New research details ways that U.S. pork can fill China’s immediate protein gap A new report from the National Pork Board digs into the growing...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hog Market, Compared to a Year Ago, October 28th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Sometimes it pays to look at where we are compared to a year ago.  National Daily Base Lean...

Zoetis Establishes Research Facility with Texas A&M University

Collaborates with Texas A&M researchers to help reduce the threat of animal disease Brings research jobs to College Station for innovation in livestock animal health...

Iowa State University Chooses Farmweld for Research Feeders

When officials at the Iowa State University (ISU) Swine Research Farm looked to remodel two existing barns, they knew they needed to work with...

New Hampton, IA, Wins State’s Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin Contest

  Phil Zwanziger, the manager at The Pub at the Pinicon, serves up the 2019 Best Breaded Tenderloin sandwich. The Pub is located in New...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services,China Headline News Supportive, October 17th 2019

By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday October 17, 2019 LEAN HOGS: Cash is called steady to up $2.00 for today. Cash has risen every day...

Veterinary Feed Directive – Year One in Review, By Elizabeth Ferry, Michigan State University

To gain a better understanding of the direct impacts to farmer raising animals for food productions MSU Extension led a nationwide survey to help...

News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center, October 13th 2019

THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Congratulations to Anna Johnson During the recent ISU CALS fall awards ceremony, animal science professor Anna Johnson received the Dean Lee R....