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Wednesday, August 01, 2018
EU court rules gene editing = GMO
Jim Long provides commentary on the recent changes regarding gene editing as GMO and how this could affect pork demand from consumers...
Monday, July 30, 2018
China Market Report
Genesus provides a market update for the China hog market...
Thursday, June 14, 2018
CPF commits to animal welfare goals on all farms
Charoen Popkhand Foods Plc (CPF) commits to group sow housing and strong implementation of animal welfare practices on all of it's farms ...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Hendrix Genetics joins alliance to end surgical castrations of swine
Hendrix Genetics has joined a research alliance to develop pioneering genetic technology. Through the use of precision breeding, this group hopes to end the surgical castrations of male piglets...
Friday, June 01, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: British Pig Fair report
Last week my wife Sarah and I travelled to Great Britain and attended the British Pig Fair, held every two years in Stoneleigh, England, near Coventry....
Friday, May 11, 2018
Pork Checkoff to be featured at World Meat Congress
The biennial global event is to be held in Dallas, 30 May to 1 June 2018 and will bring together the world’s major red meat industry leaders ...
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Market report
Last week the US cash hog market continued its recent advance, with 22 days in a row of increased prices. ...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
The eve of disruption: How changes in retail and consumer trends might affect pork consumption - and production
Today, almost any product in the world is at your fingertips - literally. A mouse click or screen tap is all you need for access. And often you can get the item you covet delivered the next day - at no...
Monday, February 05, 2018
Food-chain specialist: Communicate the emotional side of pork production, not the technical
The food supply chain has changed dramatically in the past 20 years. “It’s so much more complex and consumer driven,” said Justin Ransom, supply chain strategist. “Today’s consumer can ask for...
Friday, January 19, 2018
Pork producers need to proactively communicate with consumers to change the dialogue
Pork producers and swine veterinarians need to take a more active role in consumers’ food conversations for them to get an accurate picture of how pigs are raised, said Tamika Sims, PhD, director of...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Proposed new U.S. grade system
The USDA has proposed a new pork grade system, where new categorises are proposed: Prime, Chioce and Select. An article on the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Website by Rick Stein, Vice President of Fresh...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
World Pork Expo: Consumer Perceptions About Food, Food Safety
ANALYSIS - How do consumers really feel about their food and beverage choices in the supermarket and restaurants?...
Saturday, June 10, 2017
World Pork Expo: Genesus' Jim Long Expects Strong '17 Pig Prices in US, China & EU
ANALYSIS - Jim Long, President and CEO of Genesus Genetics, shares expectations for 2017 pig prices in the US, Canada, Russia, China and the EU, as well as global drivers of the swine industry....
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
What Can Big Data Do for the Swine Industry?
ANALYSIS - Big data is a hot topic in agriculture, and it's no stranger to the swine industry. Researchers are identifying how to apply big data and modeling to improve swine health in North America. ...
Thursday, April 06, 2017
EU and Spain Hog Markets
EU - The price of pork continues to recover in these first months of 2017, and last week has closed at 1,310 € / kg / live, writes Mercedes Vega, General Director for Spain, Italy & Portugal....
Friday, September 09, 2016
Staff Hold the Key to Pig Farm Sustainability
UK - Most successful pig producers will say that skilled, enthusiastic and committed staff are the most important part of their businesses. Yet for many, finding and retaining employees is the toughest...
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Project Horizon Helps Producers Transition to Antibiotic Free Production
ANALYSIS - Novus International launches Project Horizon, a commitment to helping producers navigate through the transition to antibiotic-free production. ...
Monday, June 13, 2016
WPX: Exports Are Critical Driver to US Pig Prices into 2017
ANALYSIS - Brett Stuart, President of Global AgriTrends, told pork producers exports are the critical driver to watch regarding US hog prices. Stuart spoke at the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica business...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Industry Trends, Like Animal Welfare, Drive Hog Slat's Global Business
ANALYSIS - David Herring, Vice President of Hog Slat, said global industry trends drive their business and domestic and international offering. ...
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Diagnostics Play Important Role with Complicated Disease Complexes
ANALYSIS - Howard Hill, DVM and past National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) president, said diagnostics are playing a critical role in the pork industry as the industry deals with complicated disease complexes...
Prescription Vaccines Offer Rapid Response Solutions to Swine Industry
ANALYSIS - New USDA regulations will allow producers access to more herd-specific or prescription vaccines, so a farmer can customize their vaccine portfolio to their herd that can be validated by USDA,...
Monday, June 15, 2015
New Boehringer Ingelheim Vaccine Protects Against Two Types of Salmonella
ANALYSIS - Salmonella has taken a back seat to other diseases like PEDv, SIV and even Avian Influenza, but Salmonella is an important disease to monitor and protect your herd against, reports ThePigSite's...
Thursday, June 04, 2015
World Pork Expo: Genesus' Jim Long - China's Huge Sow Liquidation Will Support EU, N. American Markets
ANALYSIS - Jim Long, president of Genesus, said Russia's shut down of pork imports from the EU will create a surplus of pork, but China looks primed to take it off the EU's hands and will likely be looking...
World Pork Expo: Steve Meyer's US Economic Outlook
ANALYSIS - Steve Meyer, vice president of pork analysis with Express Markets Inc. Analytics, shared an outlook for the US pork industry on the opening day of World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. ...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Apple App Help Pork Producers Measure Farm Risk Level for Violative Residues
US - Swine veterinarians can help pork producers measure the farm risk level for violative residues in pork with the new Swine Residue Risk Assessment app from Zoetis. The free app is available in the...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Pork Commentary: Russian Road Trip
RUSSIA - This past week we were in Russia when sanctions were announced stopping many food products from being imported. Included on the banned list was pork from many countries including European Union,...
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
New Pig Sector Website for Spanish Readers
GLOBAL - A new website covering the pig sector for Spanish readers has been launched by 5m Publishing....
Thursday, February 13, 2014
VNU Exhibitions Strengthen Livestock Network
GLOBAL - VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific and Federation of Asian Veterinary Associations or FAVA are to step up their collaboration in creating a strong network and relationship with livestock industry partners...
Wednesday, July 03, 2013
VIV Partners with IPPE over Pork Education in Atlanta
US - VIV has announced a Pork Education partnership with the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
Monday, June 03, 2013
World Pork Expo Expects 20,000 Visitors
US - Nearly 20,000 pork producers and industry representatives from 39 countries will be in Des Moines, 5-7 June, for the 2013 World Pork Expo. ...
 
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