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Friday, June 22, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: U.S. 80¢ Lean Hogs!
At the first part of April CME Lean Hogs for July were 73¢ lb. on this past Friday they reached 83¢ lb. What’s even better for our industry cash lean hogs Iowa/Minnesota averaged last Friday 83.50¢...
Monday, June 18, 2018
Genesus global technical report: Is customising pork primal value an opportunity?
In the last several years the value of different pork primals varied considerably in different markets....
Friday, June 15, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: Mexico pork market
Current Mexico pork market facts...
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Zoetis Influence Feed: WHO is making waves? May 28 - June 10, 2018
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: World Pork Expo Report 2018
This past week was the World Pork Expo (WPX) held in Des Moines, Iowa. The first WPX was held thirty years ago. Our Report:...
Genesus Global Market Report: USA, June 2018
As I wrote a couple months ago the pork industry is in the cross hairs of the political show down. Mexico, China, and Canada are all threatening to put tariffs on pork exports from the U.S. in response...
Monday, June 11, 2018
PIC and Giastar continue strategic collaboration in sow development
PIC and Giastar continue their multiyear agreement to support the development of a 50,000 sow breeding system...
World Pork Expo: Genesus' Jim Long Comments on China, Russia, Pork Tariffs
Speaking live from the 2018 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, Jim Long, president and CEO of Genesus, shares his international view of pig prices and demand along with the impact of tariffs on US pork...
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Nutriad starts distribution in Japan
Multinational specialty feed additives producer Nutriad announced it has reached an agreement with Watanabe Chemicals to distribute its’ products in Japan....
Friday, June 01, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: China
China prices begin to strengthen as the Chinese eat their way out of low prices....
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
EU and Spanish Pork Markets
After 10 weeks of steady price at € 1,156 / kg live weight, this week we see a rise of € 0.008 / kg, reaching € 1,164 / kg live weight. The price curve of this year is similar to that of 2015. With...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: US market continues to crawl higher
The U.S hog market is certainly not exploding higher, it’s more like a crawl. This past week 53-54% lean hogs going from 66.60 to 68.23¢ a lb. Since the first of May 53-54% lean hogs have gained 8¢...
Friday, May 18, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: South East Asia
The current average liveweight pig price per kilo is 40,000 VND (USD 1.76) with some regions of Vietnam achieving up to 42.000 VND (USD1.84)....
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Markets
For the U.S lean hog price to go up it must be led by USDA Pork Carcass cut-out. A week ago the cut-out averaged 68.61¢ lb, last Friday it was 73.47¢ lb. Its going in right direction, we expect cash...
Genesus global technical report: Selection indexes – Possibilities in the genomic era
Selection is the process by which we choose animals that become parents of the next generation, and we have been doing this since domestication. The important question is not whether selection is practiced...
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. ...
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Influence Feed: Lettuce tell you about the farm bill
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and...
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: US Hog Prices continue to increase
Last week U.S lean hog prices 53-54% increased from 56¢ to 61¢ lb. or more then $10 per head. In the last couple weeks the market has gone up 10¢ lb. or $20 per head. ...
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: France, May 2018
Beginning of April 2018 price for a piglet was €25.44 compared to €36.91 same period last year. The average price for a 25 kg feeder pig was €1.64 per kg compared to €2.32 same period last year...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: Canada - Is the party over?
The recent NASS semi-annual pig crop for both the USA and Canada places the sow herds at 6.18 million head and 1.27 million head respectively. Inventories of all hogs and pigs are 73.2 million USA and...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: US hog market shows some rebound
Last week the US hog market showed some rebound, 53-54% lean hogs, going from 51.95¢ to 56.13¢....
Friday, April 20, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report - Mexican Market
There are three health related events that had affected the Mexican Pork Market over the last decade. ...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Road Trip - Great Britain, Netherlands and Denmark
Last week we visited Great Britain, Netherlands and Denmark. Our report....
Monday, April 16, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: USA, April 2018
The U.S. Pork Industry has become a pawn in the political spectrum; tit for tat between the U.S. and China. Unfortunately, it looks as if the pork industry is going to take most of the beating in this...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
“We want to share our knowledge on topics that interest local pig farmers!”
Nigeria: Big Dutchman seminar about profitable pig production well-attended...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: China puts tariffs on US pork
Last week China put a 25% tariff an all US Pork that would be imported. Let’s look at US Pork Exports for February 2018....
Influence Feed: China strikes back
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and...
Monday, April 09, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: EU and Spanish pork markets April 2018
After more than a month in the live price was in the psychological border of the euro, the prices have been rising from the month of February little by little to put at 1.156 € / kg live weight at this...
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Russia road trip March 2018
Last week we spent in Russia. Arrived on the weekend in the midst of Russia elections. ...
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Global Market Report: China
As we enter the second Quarter of this year we have seen a real drop in pricing from the beginning of this year. Some producers are losing between 300 and 400 RMB per Market hog....
 
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