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Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. July Net Pork Exports Up 35.6%, September 9th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Some positive news for the U.S. pork industry is the increase in the Pork Exports and decrease in...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Bad News becoming Worse News, April 27th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Bad news seems to be becoming worse news. Below some observations: At the time of writing, hog slaughter plants...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Market Having Rough Ride, April 13th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics If Misery loves company, we have a real hootenanny* going. (*Scottish word, meaning party) The Utter Collapse of the U.S....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USA-China have Agreed to a “Phase One” Trade Agreement, October...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we wrote about Hope being a pre-requisite to being a swine producer.  Hope got a boost...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, China Pig Herd Continues Massive Decline, August 19th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week China’s Ministry of Agriculture announced that July’s pig inventory had shrunk 32.2% and sow inventory had...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Bad Week for Pork Producers, February 3rd 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics To say last week was bad seems like an understatement. When you get to the spot to rationalising...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Market Freefall, April 6th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Lean Hog futures continued to be the pox on our house, creating fear and financial calamity in the...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, What’s in a Name? March 2nd 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics We all can remember that the Swine Flu outbreak had nothing to do with Swine, but it certainly...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Export Sales Explode, October 13th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week the U.S. sold 60,200 metric tonnes of pork. The highest amount this year and the highest...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Cut-outs Surge! November 18th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Who would have thought on a week in November U.S. pork cut-outs would hit 90.12₵ lb. in the...
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