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Monday, January 14, 2019
Genesus Global Market Report: China January 2019
ASF continues to make headlines in China as the as the first major outbreak was recently reported in Heilongjiang province. This farms total inventory was 73,000 pigs, of which 4,686 pigs contracted the...
Thursday, January 03, 2019
Genesus Global Market Report: South-East Asia December 2018
by Paul Anderson, General Manager South East Asia...
Monday, December 24, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: United States December 1 Inventories
The U.S.D.A. released their quarterly hog inventory report last week for December 1....
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: Russia December 2018
This weeks Global Market Report for Russia is about the Global Market Report! ...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: France
On week 49, after a decline of the prices the last weeks, it seems that the global demand is more sustained, probably due to abroad markets....
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: hog weights continue to surprise
It appears that weekly US hog marketing's are tracking very similar to a year ago. This past week 2,558,000 last year same week 2,541,000 a 17,000 head difference....
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: Canada – challenging harvest
In Ontario (as in many parts of Canada) it has been one of the most challenging harvests in recent memory. It has been a particularly wet fall resulting in considerable corn still in the field and including...
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: US small pig price surges
Both US cash early weans and feeder pigs surged higher last week as the market moved from a buyers’ market to a sellers’ market...
Monday, December 03, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: Mexico
Mexico is a net importer of pig meat (pork), with a self-sufficiency rate of about 60%. ...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
ADM shines a light on its additive portfolio at EuroTier
The Pig Site spoke to Andrew Carlson, vice president of global feed additives and ingredients, ADM, at the ever-growing trade show in Hanover. ...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Lean hog futures continue to rise
Lean hog Futures continued their rise last week with July reaching new life of contract highs of 85,875₵ lb. This is 15₵ lb. or $30 plus more a head than July Lean Hog prices were at the past summer...
Friday, November 23, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: USA November 2018
I have always contended that there are opportunities if you look hard enough....
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: EuroTier report
Jim Long discusses the EuroTier trade show in Hanover Germany and investigates the comments he received after his last commentary on African swine fever...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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...
Monday, October 29, 2018
Zoetis Influence Feed: Food scientists speak up
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...
Friday, October 26, 2018
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....
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. ...
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
Better feed conversion, more profit for your wallet
In theory, the secret to boosting your pork profits is simple: spend less and make more. Yet with ever increasing feed costs eating into your bottom line, that’s easier said than done....
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)...
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....
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: China Market Report, Sept 2018
We just returned from 2 weeks of travel within China. ...
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....
Dee: African swine fever outbreak in China major threat to US pork
News that China broke with African swine fever (ASF) generated great concern for many in the US swine industry, including Scott Dee, DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services....
 
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