Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Export Sales Highest Week Since September, March 8th...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The most recent week U.S. Pork Export Sales were 59,600 metric tonnes. Of that 28,200 were to China....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Cut-outs push past 80₵, January 11th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Holidays are over, packers got working to get hogs killed. Last week, 2,849,000. We aren’t sure but we...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Lean Hog Futures – Big Drop, September 13th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week lean hog futures decreased an average of $7 Friday to Friday. A big drop. Our observations: USDA...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Europe Market thoughts, October 18th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As our readers know, we spent a couple weeks in Spain, the world’s third-largest sow herd country. At...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Prices Remain Strong, November 9th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. hog slaughter last week was over 2.7 million head, about the same as a year ago....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Futures Set New Contract Highs, January 25th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Summer month lean hog futures hit new contract highs last Friday at 87.20₵/lb. Significantly up from last June...

$13 million invested in a fromer beef plant for pork processing

Donald's Fine Foods, owner of Thunder Creek Pork, is retrofitting the old beef plant for a pork processing facility. The company took out a $12.7...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork in Cold Storage Ten Year Low, February 1st...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   At the end of December the USDA estimates U.S. Pork in cold storage was 408,361 (1,000 pounds) a...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Slaughter Numbers Continue Strong, December 14th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. market continues to maintain weekly hog marketings similar to a year ago with last week at...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Another Interesting Week In the World of Hog Production, August...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Our Observations: U.S. hog slaughter last week 2,444,000 - a year ago 2,653,000. Down 8% year-over-year. USDA projected 2%...
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