Pivot to Meet Ever-Changing Pig Care, By: Dr. Adam Schelkopf, Swine Veterinarian

This year marks 30 years that the sow farm Hiawatha Gilts was constructed in Pipestone county, Minnesota birthing what would become the Pipestone System...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, No Joy In Mudville! February 4th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As we wrote last week Farrow to Finish Pig Producers are not having much joy! Average losses are in...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, March 1st U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report Bullish But Not...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   The March 1st U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report indicates fewer Breeding Pigs and Market Hogs. Our observations: Breeding Herd Date Year 1,000s head Dec...

Secure Pork Supply Still Important and Back in the Spotlight , By Diane K....

In every size and type of pig production system, health is the utmost concern. American pig farmers have learned the fine details of recognizing,...

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...

Innovation in Production, By: Dr. Gustavo Pizarro, Technical Service Director Pipestone

he tech service team works to challenge current production protocols, evaluate new ideas and technology, and provide real data to make decisions. Utilizing actual...

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...

Future Leadership in the Pork Industry, By Kent Bang from Compeer Financial

It was good to see so many pork producers and pork industry associates at the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) in mid-July. Compeer’s Chief...

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...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Holidays always hard on Hog Producers Pricing, December 21st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics     Coming up to the holidays is usually never a good time for hog producers. Shortened work weeks at...
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