Jim Long Pork Commentary, Mid-West Swine Conference Report, December 9th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week we attended the Mid-West Swine Conference that was held in Danville Indiana, just west of Indianapolis. Our...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, August 26th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics “I am an Optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.”  -Winston Churchill The way things are...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, 2008 Revisited?April 20th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The last great debacle the North American Industry had was in late 2008. Market Hogs got to 8₵...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Supercharged Profits, September 23rd 2019

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we attended and exhibited at the VIV-China. Take home message- If you have pigs in China, Prices...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, CHINA-U.S.A. PHASE 1 TRADE DEAL Good for U.S. Pork Producers,...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday China and the United States agreed to a phase 1 trade deal with lots of details....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Coronavirus- China Agriculture, Tuesday February 18th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The China Agriculture Industry and particularly the Swine Industry have been greatly affected by African Swine Fever (ASF)...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC), July 15th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics This past week we participated in the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) held in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Our...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Weights Continue to Baffle, June 1st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we observed that U.S. harvest weights were decreasing. This totally baffles us. There is no doubt...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hog Market – Roller Coaster, August 6th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. hog market continued a roller coaster year with a dramatic decline in lean hog futures last...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, The best things happen unexpectedly! October 5th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics A month ago, the U.S. hog price had crawled up from the low 40’s to reach 57¢ lean...
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