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Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Lean Hog Futures reach $1.00 a lb. January 10th...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics This past week, U.S. lean summer futures exceeded $1.00 a lb. They then fell Friday supposedly because of...

Little-known sapovirus causes diarrhea in baby pigs, By Daniel Hendrickson, DVM, Four Star Veterinary...

A couple of puzzling cases of diarrhea in baby pigs that didn’t test positive for the usual culprits were recently identified through genome sequencing...

Prospects for Swine Feed Costs in 2022, By Michael Langemeier Center for Commercial Agriculture

Corn prices and soybean prices were very volatile in 2021.  The average corn price in Indiana was $4.32 per bushel in January, increased to...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, November 29th 2021

Last Week’s Cattle Kill Was Larger Than Expected; Bullish!  By Dennis Smith   312-242-7905  Monday, November 29, 2021  GRAINS:  Corn open interest was down nearly 70k from Friday’s trade. Shorts wanted out and...

What Is Driving the Increase in Food Prices? By Jayson L. Lusk Purdue University

The Issue: With the onset of the pandemic in March 2020, many consumers experienced, for the first time in their lifetimes, empty grocery store shelves....

Managing Strep suis in commercial pig production, By Daniel Gascho, DVM, Four Star Veterinary...

Most, if not all, pigs harbor some strains of Streptococcus suis (Strep suis). Lately, challenges by the bacteria appear to be on the rise,...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Road Trip Spain Week 2, October 4th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Our first week, as we reported last week, was at Figan the major livestock exhibition in Spain. The...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Road Trip to Spain, September 20th 2021

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As I write, we are somewhere over the Atlantic heading to Spain. This week the Genesus team will...

Stop the Spread.By: Dr. Evan Koep, Veterinarian, Pipestone Veterinary Services

PRRS, the 4-letter abbreviation that should make any hog producer shutter. The extensive disease pressure this year has likely caused this feeling more than...

China’s Kingsino Brings Back its Founder, By Jim W. Huang

Shenzhen Kingsino Technology Company Limited (002548.SZ)  announced last night that Mr. Liu Feng resigned as Chairman, Board Member, Chairman of the  Strategic Committee,...
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