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Jim Long Pork Commentary, ASF Germany – One Pig Turns Pig World Upside Down

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week one wild boar was found in Germany with African Swine Fever. This one dead pig has...

Truck Wash Project Aims to End Bioinsecurity By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

They say that "cleanliness is next to godliness", but for trailers hauling hundreds of hogs, it can be next to impossible. Since "dirty" and...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Yes, A Vested Interest! September 8th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics For weeks we have strongly questioned the reported “3 million hogs backed up” opinion of Ag. Economists and...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Slaughter Numbers Remain Strong, August 31st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. Packing Industry continues to ramp up slaughter numbers. Last week 2,664,000 up almost 200,000 head from...

Science Taking Bite out of Feed Costs By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

As your pigs will attest, feeding them is pretty important. Yet with ever rising feed costs, keeping your animals well nourished without starving your...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, NPIC Observations, August 24th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) was held last week as a virtual event. Not an ideal way...

George Charbonneau from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, IAV Diagnostics: They Did What???

At one time transmission of Influenza Type A from pigs to people was a very rare event. Transmission from live pigs to people is...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, National Pork Industry Conference, August 17th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics This was to be the week of the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) at the Kalahari Resort Wisconsin....

Where Does the Gut Go From Here? By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

If we had a crystal ball, those burning questions would be answered: Will we end world hunger? Will we save the planet? What is...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services,Pork Export Sales Awful, China Cancelation , August 13th 2020

Pork Export Sales Awful, China Cancelation By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday August 13, 2020 LEAN HOGS: Cash will be called lower. The cutout was up...
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