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Banff 2021 – Editorial

The Banff 2021 edition of the Canadian Hog Journal is here!

Winter 2021 – Editorial

Message from the editor By Andrew Heck The Winter 2021...

Fall 2020 – Editorial

The Fall 2020 edition of the Canadian Hog Journal is here!

Editorial – Summer 2020

Read the Summer 2020 message from the editor and letters to the editor.

June Lean Hogs 2023 Set New Contract Highs 

Pork Commentary Jim Long President-CEO Genesus Inc.September 19, 2022 Even the...

Pork Markets Challenged Globally

Pork CommentaryJim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc.Sept 12, 2022 This past week saw...

Europe – Prices – Cost of Production

Pork Commentary Jim Long President-CEO Genesus Inc. September 6, 2022 We have...

No Joy in Hogville. Volatility is the New Normal? 

Pork Commentary Jim Long President-CEO Genesus Inc. This past week Lean Hog futures, pork cut-outs, and hog prices declined while...

Engaging small-scale producers pays dividends

Small-scale producers represent only a fraction of hogs on-farm in Canada, but their presence cannot be overlooked. Regardless of size, all producers have a role to play in responsible pig stewardship.

Finding value for manure as fertilizer

High fertilizer prices have sparked renewed interest in applying hog manure to crop fields. With some strategies in mind, manure’s value can be realized.

U.S. Lean Hog Futures Plummet

August 22nd, 2022Jim Long President-CEO Genesus Inc. Last week saw lean hog futures plummet...

U.S. Hog Weights Reflect Current Hog Inventory

Pork Commentary - Jim Long President-CEO Genesus Inc.August 15, 2022 U.S. Hog Weights Reflect...

Random Observations on the Pork Industry 

Pork Commentary - Jim Long President-CEO Genesus Inc.August 8, 2022 U.S. lean hog prices continue...

Driving closer to understanding transport distance impacts

Research suggests shorter-distance transport is more stressful for weaner pigs than longer-distance transport, likely due to weaning time and adaptation.