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Jim Long Pork Commentary, March USDA Hog and Pigs Report, April 1st 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics March USDA Hog and Pigs Report   No real surprises in the March USDA Hogs and Pigs report. The Breeding...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, African Swine Fever (ASF) China Report

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Genesus has been the largest exporter of swine breeding stock to China the last three years. Many industry contacts...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Mega Producers List 201, June 11th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week the 2019 Global Mega Producers List was announced during a virtual conference done by National Hog...

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...

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....

Jim Long, Pork Commentary, No Joy in Hog Town, November 4, 2019

Pork Commentary,  November 4th, 2019 Jim Long, President-CEO, Genesus Inc. Our sense is that the U.S.-Canada swine production sector is getting worn out by the markets...

Digital Technologies Are Taking Biosecurity To The Next Level, By Matthew Rooda from Swine...

The use of biosecurity and social distancing are not new concepts to modern pork producers. Many cleaners, disinfectants, social distancing protocols (farm withdrawal timelines),...

Lessons from the African Swine Fever and COVID-19 Outbreaks,By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

In August of 2018, we began receiving the first reports of an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China. I ended up spending...

Foreign Experience with ASF – Iowa Pork Congress, By Gary Flory, Owner, G.A. Flory...

On January 22 – 23, 2020, the Iowa Pork Producers Association hosted the 48th annual Iowa Pork Congress (IPC) in Des Moines, Iowa.  In...

Focus on the Impactful, Not the Easy to Measure, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting...

Photo: @helloquence via unsplash.com Todd Thurman, Consultant SwineTex Consulting Services, LLC As a consultant, I’m often asked by clients to help them solve specific problems. New or...
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