Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Prices Gain Strength, August 4th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics When you are an optimist you look for the positive. Last week, Thursday to Thursday U.S. National Base...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, August 4th 2020

Active Short Covering Indicated in Feeder Cattle By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday August 4, 2020 SOYBEANS: The weather pattern continues to look good for...

USDA: Falling Hog Weights Suggest Industry Is Managing Supply-Chain Disruptions From COVID-19

Falling slaughter weights of hogs suggest that the U.S. hog industry is managing the supply-chain consequences of COVID-19, with weights falling almost 4 percent...

Christensen Farms most coronavirus aid in Iowa hog disposal program

Christensen Farms, one of the nation's largest family-owned pork producers, has received $1.86 million from the Iowa Disposal Assistance Program One influential pork company has...

Tyson Foods shares rise after earnings beat expectations

hares of Tyson Foods Inc. TSN, +1.59% rose nearly 1% in Monday premarket trading after the meat producer reported third-quarter earnings that beat expectations....

AP Offers New On-Site Training, Equipment Audits for Swine Producers

AP (Automated Production Services) has introduced three new on-site services to provide swine producers with barn controller training and equipment audits. Called AP Services, the...

Addressing ‘unknown factors’ in sow mortality

Sow mortality has been on the rise in the US pork industry, reaching upwards of 15% in many sow-production systems, said Ashley Johnson, DVM,...

High-protein distillers dried grains with solubles provide high quality pig nutrition

With more ethanol in production and a greater ability to upcycle co-products into animal feed ingredients, companies are creating custom products and partnering with...

With Changes, NPPC Supports USDA Proposal To Create National List Of Reportable Animal Diseases

In May, USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) proposed a new National List of Reportable Animal Diseases (NLRAD) to further strengthen the...

Tackling Agro-Terrorism and Agro-Crime, By Gary Flory, Owner, G.A. Flory Consulting

Sometimes, unlikely events happen.  That fact is clearer now more than anytime I can recall.  Six months ago, who could have imagined that millions...
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