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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Market Freefall, April 6th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Lean Hog futures continued to be the pox on our house, creating fear and financial calamity in the...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, May 20th 2019

•This week in the markets - Cash cattle were nearly $4 lower this week and cash feeder cattle were steady to $6 lower. The...

Sharing Our Responsible Pork Production Story on the 2018 Heartland Tour, by Gregg Hora,...

by Gregg Hora, Iowa Pork Producers Association President Gregg Hora, Iowa Pork Producers Association President Each year, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) leads a group...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, World Pork Expo Report, June 11th 2018

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

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Mega Producers, June 3rd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Pork Commentary, June 3rd, 2019 Jim Long, President-CEO, Genesus Inc. Global Mega Producers   This Thursday the list of 2018’s Global Mega...

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...

Where is the Needle point for Your operation? By Dr. Steven Feuerbach Pipestone...

About 70% of the cost associated with raising a market weight pig occurs in the wean-to-finish growth. Many of the producers have an idea...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hog Market, Compared to a Year Ago, October 28th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Sometimes it pays to look at where we are compared to a year ago.  National Daily Base Lean...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Mid-West Swine Conference Report, December 9th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week we attended the Mid-West Swine Conference that was held in Danville Indiana, just west of Indianapolis. Our...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Market Continues to Lose Money, March 4th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics This past week was much of the Same with U.S. markets continuing to be soft and slaughter hog...
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