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...

Pork Price and the Butterfly Effect, By Jim Huang Futures Market Executive

Highlights: DCE Hog Futures went up modestly with low trading volume on Monday; Three distinguish price patterns were observed since the contract debuted on...

Swine & U: Secure Pork Supply Plans Still Important , By Diane DeWitte, Swine...

As African Swine Fever (ASF) spreads around the globe, pork industry and its partners all pulling together to prevent the entry of ASF into...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, 2020 Good Bye, January 4th 2021

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics 2020 was one of the most challenging if not the most challenging ever in the U.S. hog industry....

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, Why So Many Empty Finishers?December 7th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics One thing there seems to be an agreement on with people we talk to is the number of...

3 Areas Your Pork Production Business is Losing Money, By Dr. C. Grace Elijah

For a production system, extra costs are something that can add up over time. You adopted processes over time, as your business grew. Some...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Prices Remain Strong, November 9th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. hog slaughter last week was over 2.7 million head, about the same as a year ago....

Caring for Animals When the Power Goes Out, By Russ Daly South Dakota State...

When temporary power outages hit rural areas of South Dakota, animal caretakers might wonder, “How did we ever raise livestock in the days before...
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