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...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Where are the Market Hogs? August 9th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week the U.S. marketed 2,327,000 market hogs, a year ago same week 2,559,000. That’s close to 10%...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Slaughter Numbers Keep Low, August 3rd 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Slaughter Numbers Keep Low This past week U.S. slaughter numbers came in 210,000 head less than a year...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Prices Stay Strong, July 26th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Some Observations: Weighted Average National lean price stays strong at $1.07 a lb. U.S. Pork cut-outs last Friday...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, National Pork Industry Conference Report, July 19th 2021

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we attended the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) in Wisconsin. About 900 attendees from the USA....
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