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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: why is African swine fever a notifiable disease?
African swine fever continues to dominate conversation in the pig industry, but why is it a notifiable disease? ...
Genesus Global Market Report: Spain
Pork price in Spain will continue with a similar trend to 2015 fall prices, except that this year Spain will have lighter pigs going to the market....
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: EuroTier
In a week the massive EuroTier Livestock and Poultry Exhibition will be held in Hannover Germany. ...
Monday, November 05, 2018
Genesus CEO predicts bright future for US pork
Jim Long Pork Commentary: November 2018. In mid-August the US had lean hogs in the mid 40’s and losses were $40 per head. Now profit estimates over the next twelve months are averaging in the $15 - $20...
Friday, October 26, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: Russia October 2018
The Russian pig Price remains strong at 107 Roubles (US$1.65) per kg live-weight including 10% VAT. ...
Get acquainted with the Global Mega Producers
Pork— it’s a global business. No matter the size or location of your hog operation, the name of the game is to sell pounds of pork. The good news is the world loves pork. As the most consumed animal...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: U.S. hog marketing’s soar
Last week the U.S. marketed 2,589,000 hogs, up from 120,000 a year ago. We expect last week’s number is one of the highest weeks ever....
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: France October 2018
This summer the average pork price has been much lower than summer from the previous year and reached a maximum price of 1.296 €/kg (1,498 $/ kg carcass) at the beginning of September....
Friday, October 19, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: Canada – Reverse of fortunes (kind of)
Eight weeks ago, in my August 13th Commentary Bob Hunsberger, Wallenstein Farm Supply, projected profits for the next 12 months at ($10.96) per pig average and producer profitability levels that week ($19.25)...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: The markets are always moving
Some weeks we don’t have much to write about. It seems either we or the markets are in a doldrum. Probably we are more than the markets. The markets are always moving....
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Is it a miracle?
A Month ago, 53-54% lean hogs were 44¢ lb....
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: Mexico market report
Prices in Mexico have been steady for the most part of the year. Demand for pork continues to be strong....
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: U.S.D.A. September Hogs and Pigs Report
The U.S.D.A. released the September Hogs and Pigs report last Thursday. The market reaction was about a $2.00 average jump in lean hog futures on Friday. Obviously, traders saw the report as neutral to...
Friday, September 28, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: USA Market Report, Sept 2018
African Swine Fever….I am a little surprised this is not bigger news all over the hog industry....
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: US Hog market rebound
Last Friday the to US lean hog price averaged 60.24¢ lb. A huge jump over the last few weeks of close to $30 per head from market lows....
Monday, September 24, 2018
Genesus global technical report: Large litters and piglet quality a necessary tradeoff?
Litter size at birth has been considered one of the most important traits for evaluating sow prolificacy for the past few decades. Genetic selection for highly prolific sows has resulted in notable improvement...
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: China Market Report, Sept 2018
We just returned from 2 weeks of travel within China. ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Where we at? Some observations
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist or ag. economist to see that USA-Canada hog market sucks....
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Genesus global technical report: Feed intake, growth and health
All pig producers will agree, feed is the largest cost of production, accounting for about 55-65% of the total cost. So improvement of feed efficiency has always been a priority in pig breeding and selection...
Thursday, September 06, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Eastern Europe road trip – Week 2
Last week Spencer, Aidan and I continued our trip trough Eastern Europe visiting both Poland and Ukraine....
Genesus Global Market Report: South East Asia
Pig price jumps in Thailand. ...
Friday, August 31, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: Russian market report, August 2018
The Russian pig price remains strong at 123 Roubles (US$1.81) per kg live-weight including VAT....
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Russia road trip
This past week we spent in Russia. I visited several customers and prospects with two of my sons Spencer and Aidan....
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: France August 2018
Hog Market : the summer rise has not taken place (yet)...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: U.S. Futures rebound
Markets many times move with few if any people expecting. Last week was a case in point....
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Join the Genesus team
We are hiring. ...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: Canada – Party’s over, now what?
Two months ago Bob Hunsberger, Wallenstein Farm Supply, projected profits for the next 12 months at $10.35 per pig and producer profitability levels $13.29 per pig average producer and $34.30 per pig excellent...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: USDA projects record corn yield
Last Friday the USDA came out with a yield prediction of 178.4 bushels per acre. If this is correct it will be a record yield....
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Market not looking very shiny?
Jim Long commentary: A year ago, US 53-54 percent lean hogs were 86¢ lb but last week they were near 66¢ lb. That’s $40 per head less. A huge difference. Pushing close to $100 million less per week...
 
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