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Take Advantage when Profit Opportunities Become a Reality, By: Brian Stevens, BigStone Marketing President

The year 2020 has been anything but normal.  I think we can all agree that the hog and pork markets are as volatile as...

Get weaned pigs off to a good start, By Will Fombelle, DVM, with Carthage...

Getting pigs off to a good start is both an art and science, and even under the best of circumstances it can be challenging....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork in Cold Storage Huge Decline, November 30th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week the USDA released the inventory of Pork in Cold Storage at the end of October. A...

Treat Sows As Individuals, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services I consider myself a practical consultant. I often share with young managers the idea that 100% of 80 is better...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, Weekly Pork Export Shipments Rise

Weekly Pork Export Shipments Rise  By Dennis Smith   312-242-7905  Thursday October 22, 2020  LEAN HOGS:  Cash was quoted sharply lower at noon yesterday but the late cash report...

Tribasic Copper Chloride Source Shows Promise in Weanling Pig Performance, By Ryan Samuel South...

One of the many challenges in swine production is getting newly weaned pigs off to a good start. Antimicrobial agents are often included in...

Dennis Smith From Archer Financial Services, September 16th 2020

Cash Hog Prices and Cutout Surging Upward  By Dennis Smith   312-242-7905  Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday September 16, 2020 LEAN HOGS:  Cash will be called steady to higher...

Victims of Our Own Success, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

n many ways, the US Swine Industry is a victim of its own success. In the past 30 years, we’ve seen remarkable increases in...

Business Strategies for Periods of Low Prices, By Jim Marzolf Vice President – Pipestone...

In commodity production, high prices are the result of more demand than supply. In the past 20 years, the pork industry has been fortunate to...

Tackling Agro-Terrorism and Agro-Crime, By Gary Flory, Owner, G.A. Flory Consulting

Sometimes, unlikely events happen.  That fact is clearer now more than anytime I can recall.  Six months ago, who could have imagined that millions...
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