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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Prices Continue to Rise, March 1st 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics IowaSouthern Minnesota Lean Hog Price closed last Friday at 79.81₵ lb. It has risen from 63.97₵ lb. average...

Brent Jones from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, How Long Before Marketing Should We...

In most supply chains there is a recognition that the system as a whole needs to be optimized. Having said that, there are still...

Research Drives Progress for Weaner Transport, By Geoff Geddes for Swine Innovation Porc

Absent opposable thumbs to grip the wheel, weaner pigs can only sit back and soak up the view. Ensuring their comfort during the trip...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean hog futures not over-bought! February 22nd 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics We read in several places where some speculate lean hog futures are over-bought. We disagree. Our reason is...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Market Continues to Strengthen, February 15th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Pork cut-outs closed Friday at 88.38 ¢ lb. A very strong price in our opinion considering a...

Christine Pelland from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, What’s More Fun Than A Toy?...

  Environmental enrichment is an important part of maintaing animal welfare standards. The effect of environmental enrichment has previously been assessed in a number of...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, July Lean Hogs Reach 90! February 8th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last Friday July Lean Hog Futures reached 90₵. This is a new high for July 2021 – a...

Brent Jones from South West Ontario Veterinary Services,Dynamics Of PRRSV Spread Within A Region

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) is still one of the most significant health problems in the North American pork production industries. Despite...

OFA reminds farmers of the toll mental health can have on livestock, By Mark...

The quote, “You can’t pour from an empty cup,” may resonate with farmers who are currently dealing with mental health struggles. The Ontario Federation of...

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...
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