Dennis Smith From Archer Financial Services, May 1st 2020

MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Friday May 1, 2020   LEAN HOGS: Volume was 55,600 with open interest up 540. Noticed that the Aug...

Physical Security is an Important Part of Biosecurity, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

n a previous life, I was a police officer and people often asked me how to improve the security of their homes and businesses....

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, U.S. Hog Market Having Rough Ride, April 13th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics If Misery loves company, we have a real hootenanny* going. (*Scottish word, meaning party) The Utter Collapse of the U.S....

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),...

Minimizing the impact COVID-19 has on your pig farm – if you fail to...

Across all corners of the globe, people’s lives have been severely disrupted by the Coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) pandemic. Here in Ireland we are into...

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...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Sow Herd Liquidation, March 30th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. Sow Herd Liquidation The U.S. Sow herd certainly showed significant liquidation in the March 1st Hogs and Pigs...

Maintaining Your Freedom to Farm, By Bill Even CEO, National Pork Board

Traveling to state pork association meetings this winter, from Iowa to Indiana to South Dakota and beyond, I have heard a lot of talk...

Four Keys for Effective Clean/Dirty Lines for On-Farm Biosecurity, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting...

The concept of a clean/dirty line is one of the most basic, fundamental concepts in on-farm biosecurity and perhaps the most important. It’s also...
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