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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Mega Producer Exits, August 10th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday it was announced that Goldsboro Milling – Maxwell Foods would be exiting the Swine Industry. A...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Prices Gain Strength, August 4th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics When you are an optimist you look for the positive. Last week, Thursday to Thursday U.S. National Base...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Sow Slaughter Continues to Accelerate, July 27th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics June U.S. Sow Slaughter was 294,500, up from last year's 241,900 - that’s 52,000 more sows gone to...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Cut-outs Continue to Strengthen, July 20th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Pork Cut-outs Continue to Strengthen This past week we saw some improvement once again in pork cut-outs. A...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Cut outs jump! Aberration? July 13th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics At the end of last week, U.S. Pork cuts gained about 7¢ lb. or $14.00 plus a carcass...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, July 6th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics "There are no problems, there is just a lot of little problems." -Henry Ford- Henry Ford was a man who went...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, June 1 U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report Glass Half...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The June 1 USDA Hogs and Pigs Report had what in our opinion some interesting numbers Some Observations The breeding...

Jim Long Pork Commentary,More Hogs Marketed! Lower Weights! Big Financial Losses! No Fun in...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics For the second week in a row, U.S. market hog harvest was higher than a year ago. 2,457,000...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Finally U.S. Weekly Harvest Surpasses a Year Ago, June 8th...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics After several weeks of hog harvests significantly below a year ago, this past week the U.S. got to...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Weights Continue to Baffle, June 1st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we observed that U.S. harvest weights were decreasing. This totally baffles us. There is no doubt...
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