Jim Long Pork Commentary, Another Interesting Week In the World of Hog Production, August...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Our Observations: U.S. hog slaughter last week 2,444,000 - a year ago 2,653,000. Down 8% year-over-year. USDA projected 2%...

Genesus Global Market Report USA, March 2021

Allan Bentley, Sales, Genesus Genetics abentley@genesus.com I have asked Bob Lingenfelter to add his thoughts as we are both predicting higher prices. Bob and I have...

USDA Reports Hog Inventory Up 1%

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reports that there were 79.1 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms as of...

Merck Animal Health Continues Support Of Its Food Systems Fellowship Program

Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the Food Systems Fellowship (FSF) Program coordinated by the Michigan State University (MSU) College of Veterinary Medicine, is...

USDA Invests $11.65 Million To Control Destructive Feral Swine

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $11.65 million in 14 projects to help agricultural producers and private landowners trap and control feral...

Long-Term Trends in Pigs per Litter

Key performance metrics for swine production include feed conversion, litters per sow per year, pigs per litter, and pounds of pork produced per sow...

USDA Releases “Livestock, Dairy And Poultry Outlook” Report

To view the complete report, click here. On February 18, 2021, errors were corrected in the charts for U.S. beef imports and U.S. beef exports,...

USDA: Growth In Pork Sales To China Led Record U.S. Pork Exports In First...

Significantly larger pork sales to China boosted U.S. pork exports during first-quarter 2020 to a record-high volume of over 2 million pounds. Sales to China...

Kathryn Helmink Pork Producer Blog, Swine Nutrition Program, July 2nd 2020

Kathryn Helmink is a college senior studying Animal Science at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She grew up at the 4th generation of her family’s...

Transmission of a live influenza A virus vaccine in commercial pre-weaned pigs

The Plos One journal just published a new study by Dr. Gustavo Lopez and the Torremorell lab. The objectives of the project were to...
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