Jim Long Pork Commentary, Bad News becoming Worse News, April 27th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Bad news seems to be becoming worse news. Below some observations: At the time of writing, hog slaughter plants...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, 2008 Revisited?April 20th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The last great debacle the North American Industry had was in late 2008. Market Hogs got to 8₵...

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....

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, Let’s Deal with some Positives, March 23rd 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week U.S. 53-54% lean hogs increased from 58.47 to 61.78 - $6.00 plus a head. Last...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Swine Industry Random Observations, March 16th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics We have to scour for anything to write up about other than the Coronavirus.  Not much we know,...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Spain – Riding High, March 9th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Spain last week reached a record high in hog prices at 1.54 euro a kilogram liveweight (79₵ U.S....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, What’s in a Name? March 2nd 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics We all can remember that the Swine Flu outbreak had nothing to do with Swine, but it certainly...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, “Anyone can raise hogs. But it takes a near Genius...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics “Anyone can raise hogs. But it takes a near Genius to make money doing it.” “Anyone can raise hogs....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Coronavirus- China Agriculture, Tuesday February 18th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The China Agriculture Industry and particularly the Swine Industry have been greatly affected by African Swine Fever (ASF)...
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