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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Europe Market thoughts, October 18th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As our readers know, we spent a couple weeks in Spain, the world’s third-largest sow herd country. At...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Pork – Observations In Not Any Particular Order, October 12th...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics No Chicken While we were in Spain it was interesting that there was virtually no chicken on restaurant...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Road Trip Spain Week 2, October 4th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Our first week, as we reported last week, was at Figan the major livestock exhibition in Spain. The...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA September Hogs and Pigs Report Bullish, September 27th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The USDA September Hogs and Pigs Report is Bullish. Why? Year over year almost 3 million hogs less...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Road Trip to Spain, September 20th 2021

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As I write, we are somewhere over the Atlantic heading to Spain. This week the Genesus team will...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Lean Hog Futures – Big Drop, September 13th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week lean hog futures decreased an average of $7 Friday to Friday. A big drop. Our observations: USDA...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Market Round-up, September 6th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Global Market Round-up China The hog price in China is 96¢ U.S. lb. (14.2 RMB/kg). Losses continue for...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Another Interesting Week In the World of Hog Production, August...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Our Observations: U.S. hog slaughter last week 2,444,000 - a year ago 2,653,000. Down 8% year-over-year. USDA projected 2%...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, CFAP 1 Top-Up, August 23rd 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As of August 15, 2021, USDA website shows payments of CFAP 1 Total Disbursed. Cattle $4.37 billion Milk $1.79 billion Corn $1.78 billion Hogs $ 624...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Pork Demand, August 16th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The last few days we have read commentaries from pundits and future trading houses of big concern on...
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