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Pork Producers Looking for Opportunities, By Steve Malakowsky from Compeer Financial

Just 70 days ago, I was looking at the the lean hogs December contract feeling more than anxious about how producers would survive under...

3 Areas Your Pork Production Business is Losing Money, By Dr. C. Grace Elijah

For a production system, extra costs are something that can add up over time. You adopted processes over time, as your business grew. Some...

Thanksgiving, statistics and what they mean for you By: Ernie Hansen, manager, swine nutrition...

As we near the end of 2020 — a year whose outcome no one could ever have predicted — I want to take a...

Agility is Paramount for Swine Industry, By Kent Bang from Compeer Financial

It has been about seven months since the U.S. started feeling the impacts of COVID-19. The country has yet to fully understand the impacts...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Prices Remain Strong, November 9th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. hog slaughter last week was over 2.7 million head, about the same as a year ago....

Do you work with a Veterinarian and do you follow their guidelines for antimicrobial...

The bare minimum to meet this requirement is to have a Vet physically on site one time per year and to have written scripts...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Powerhouses- October 19th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Successful Farming yearly does a list of the Top 40 swine producers in the U.S. It’s a regional...

Swine Industry in need of Agility throughout the Unexpected, By Kent Bang from Compeer...

It has been about seven months since the U.S. started feeling the impacts of COVID-19. The country has yet to fully understand the impacts...

Wean-To-Finish Heating for Newly Weaned Pigs, Ryan Samuel Assistant Professor & SDSU...

Newly weaned pigs have some special considerations when it comes to heating. In wean-to-finish facilities, groups are maintained from arrival, shortly after weaning, through...

Preparing for Periods of Low Prices, By Jim Marzolf Vice President – Pipestone Business...

For most pork producers, 2020 has not been a year of profitability. Without government program payments and a short-term spike in cut-out prices in...
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