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Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Cut-outs Surge! November 18th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Who would have thought on a week in November U.S. pork cut-outs would hit 90.12₵ lb. in the...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, CHINA-U.S.A. PHASE 1 TRADE DEAL Good for U.S. Pork Producers,...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday China and the United States agreed to a phase 1 trade deal with lots of details....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hog Market – Roller Coaster, August 6th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. hog market continued a roller coaster year with a dramatic decline in lean hog futures last...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Price Makes Strong Move, July 30th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Hog Price Makes Strong Move Last week the average 53-54% lean market hog in USA went from 71.79...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Exports Soar, October 21st 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. Pork Export Sales soared last week with 351,000 metric tons purchased. Of that number 152,600 tonnes were...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Futures Rebound – Somewhat, February 10th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The Wild Gyrations in the lean hog futures are best illustrated by the following: June Lean Hog Futures January 23  ...

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...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, 2020 Good Bye, January 4th 2021

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics 2020 was one of the most challenging if not the most challenging ever in the U.S. hog industry....

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, National Pork Industry Conference , July 13th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Today we are on the way to the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. It’s...
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