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Jim Long Pork Commentary, September 1 USDA Hogs and Pigs Report Defies Logic, September...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics On Thursday just after the USDA September 1st Hogs and Pigs Report was released, I was talking on...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, More ASF breaks in Germany! September 21st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics There are many items to observe this week: ASF in Germany Last week Germany found thirteen more cases of...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, ASF Germany – One Pig Turns Pig World Upside Down

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week one wild boar was found in Germany with African Swine Fever. This one dead pig has...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Yes, A Vested Interest! September 8th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics For weeks we have strongly questioned the reported “3 million hogs backed up” opinion of Ag. Economists and...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Slaughter Numbers Remain Strong, August 31st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. Packing Industry continues to ramp up slaughter numbers. Last week 2,664,000 up almost 200,000 head from...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, NPIC Observations, August 24th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) was held last week as a virtual event. Not an ideal way...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, National Pork Industry Conference, August 17th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics This was to be the week of the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) at the Kalahari Resort Wisconsin....

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...
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