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Jim Long Pork Commentary, National Pork Industry Conference Report, July 19th 2021

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we attended the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) in Wisconsin. About 900 attendees from the USA....

Branched Chain Amino Acids Levels in Swine Diets Containing Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles,...

Written collaboratively by David A. Clizer, South Dakota State University (SDSU); Paul M. Cline, Christensen Farms and Ryan S. Samuel, SDSU Extension.Inclusion of dried...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, World Pork Expo Report, June 14th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week the World Pork Expo (WPX) was held in Des Moines, Iowa. The first time it was...

Attending World Pork Expo? Consider Biosecurity, By Ryan Samuel from South Dakota State University

After a two-year hiatus, the World Pork Expo will return to the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa from June 9–11, 2021. In...

Farmers Deserve a Seat at the Table, By Bill Even CEO of the National...

U.S. pig farmers continue to reduce environmental impact and are open to ideas to improve. They also ask for a seat at the table...

China’s Kingsino Lost $200 Million in Hog Futures Trading, By Jim Huang Futures Market...

Shenzhen Kingsino Technology Company Limited (002548.SZ) reported first quarter earnings on Wednesday. While revenue jumped 104% year-over-year, its net profit dropped 72% unexpectedly, due...

Innovation in Production, By: Dr. Gustavo Pizarro, Technical Service Director Pipestone

he tech service team works to challenge current production protocols, evaluate new ideas and technology, and provide real data to make decisions. Utilizing actual...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, March 1st U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report Bullish But Not...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   The March 1st U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report indicates fewer Breeding Pigs and Market Hogs. Our observations: Breeding Herd Date Year 1,000s head Dec...

Innovation in Nutrition, By: Kiah Gourley, PIPESTONE Nutritionist

Innovation in nutrition comes in many forms at PIPESTONE. From new technology, to better feed management, to improving the feed quality across our 40+...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Prices Continue to Rise, March 1st 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics IowaSouthern Minnesota Lean Hog Price closed last Friday at 79.81₵ lb. It has risen from 63.97₵ lb. average...
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