Jim Long Pork Commentary, Less pigs are Coming! November 29th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The September 1st USDA Hogs and Pigs Report projected 1% fewer Hogs in the 120 lb. and over...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Can We Get Price Traction? November 22nd 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. Cash hog price is having trouble getting traction with the National Hog Price weighted average dipping below...

Research confirms co-circulation of multiple influenza strains, By Micah Jansen, DVM, veterinary manager of...

Source: PigHealthToday.com Influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) is increasingly challenging for US producers, primarily because the epidemiology of IAV-S involves a highly diverse pool...

Swine & U Column: Food Supply Chain and Waste in Climate Mitigation

By Gerald Shurson, Zhengia Dou, David Gallagan, and Allison Thomson Originally printed in The LAND - as September 17/September 24, 2021 Swine & U column The...

Iowa’s Gibralter Farms Named Niman Ranch Sustainable Farm of the Year

iman Ranch, the leading natural meat brand renowned for its humanely raised products, recognized the Gilbert family of Iowa Falls, Iowa as their 2021...

Smithfield Foods Announces First Participants in New Unity & Action Program to Support Black...

Short documentary outlines initiative from the perspective of family farmers, highlights importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in American agriculture. Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to...

What Is Driving the Increase in Food Prices? By Jayson L. Lusk Purdue University

The Issue: With the onset of the pandemic in March 2020, many consumers experienced, for the first time in their lifetimes, empty grocery store shelves....

Late-weaned, parity-1 sows benefit from skipped cycle, By Henry Johnson, DVM, Swine Vet...

Source: PigHealthToday.com New gilts entering a farrowing room face some big demands for animals still maturing while supporting their first litters. “We can be pretty demanding...

NPPC Applauds USDA Decision to Allow Faster Line Speeds

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 12, 2021 – The National Pork Producers Council today commended the U.S. Department of Agriculture for allowing some pork packing plants...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Exports, November 9th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. (Canada) needs continued pork exports to hold hog prices strong. Latest week report brought some good...
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