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Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Slaughter Numbers Remain Strong, August 31st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. Packing Industry continues to ramp up slaughter numbers. Last week 2,664,000 up almost 200,000 head from...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, July 28 2020

MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT  By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday July 28, 2020 CORN AND SOYBEANS: Excellent crop condition ratings are forcing traders to dial...

Lessons from the African Swine Fever and COVID-19 Outbreaks,By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

In August of 2018, we began receiving the first reports of an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China. I ended up spending...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, June 1 U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report Glass Half...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The June 1 USDA Hogs and Pigs Report had what in our opinion some interesting numbers Some Observations The breeding...

Vaccine trial data versus lineage: What’s the best way to predict PRRS vaccine performance?...

Source: PigHealthToday.com Q: What’s the best way to predict the efficacy of a porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) vaccine? EJ: Challenge studies provide the most...

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences Introduces Axtra® PHY GOLD, the new gold standard in phytase...

The latest product in DuPont’s nutribiotic approach to feed strategy, Axtra® PHY GOLD offers superior performance and higher feed cost savings compared to other...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services,

MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday June 2, 2020 LEAN HOGS: On the hard down yesterday open interest edged up slightly, rising by...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistant Program (CFAP)

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics About a month ago President Trump and Ag Secretary Perdue announced the Coronavirus Food Assistant Program (CFAP). At...

Facility Utilization: A Matter of Efficiency, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services, LLC I corresponded recently with a restaurant owner and we discussed the Covid-19 challenges he’s faced. He explained the economics...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, April 16th 2020

China Purchased U.S. Beef Last Week By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday April 16, 2020 LEAN HOGS: Cash is called lower. Two Smithfield processing plants will...
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