Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Price Makes Strong Move, July 30th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Hog Price Makes Strong Move Last week the average 53-54% lean market hog in USA went from 71.79...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, No Joy In Mudville! February 4th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As we wrote last week Farrow to Finish Pig Producers are not having much joy! Average losses are in...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Market Gets Boost, July 22nd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics There was some life in the U.S. hog market last week with October Lean Hog Futures gaining $5.71....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Why So Many Empty Finishers?December 7th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics One thing there seems to be an agreement on with people we talk to is the number of...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Exports Soar, October 21st 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. Pork Export Sales soared last week with 351,000 metric tons purchased. Of that number 152,600 tonnes were...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, A few Market Observations, September 3rd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics A year ago 53-54% U.S. market hogs were 44.60₵ lb. this year last week 69.62₵ lb. This year...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Go Figure – Fewer Hogs Means Less Export, January 6th...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last Friday, lean hog futures decreased in some months the limit.  The market story was primarily due to...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Futures Rebound – Somewhat, February 10th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The Wild Gyrations in the lean hog futures are best illustrated by the following: June Lean Hog Futures January 23  ...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, If Misery Loves Company be a Pig Producer, November 25th...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The last two weeks it’s like we have reached a tipping point in production misery. The words “Survival Mode”...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, “Anyone can raise hogs. But it takes a near Genius...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics “Anyone can raise hogs. But it takes a near Genius to make money doing it.” “Anyone can raise hogs....
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