Friday, May 27, 2022

20 Years of Pork Commentary 

We began writing the Pork Commentary over 20 years ago. Included in that time period has been...

U.S. Pork Cut-outs Move Higher

Good sign last Friday that U.S. Pork Cut-outs closed at $1.10 lb. After a few weeks near...

Mental health awareness must shift to action for farmers

The farmer is the lynch pin of Canada’s largest industry. Saving farmers’ lives today is more important than haggling over jurisdiction or who is paying for what.

Technology supports breeding efficiency

Overcoming labour shortages to feed a growing global population will require greater uptake of technology in hog barns, from artificial insemination to sex-sorted sperm.

Hog Markets Go Sideway 

This past week we saw continued lackluster movement in Cash Hogs and Pork Cut-Outs.

U.S. Hogs And Pigs Report 

Less Sows, Less Pigs  Jim Long, President-CEO, Genesus inc.April 4th, 2022

Public perceptions wield increasing influence

Understanding the many perspectives that shape public trust in animal agriculture relies on a great deal of speculation. But the list of questions, and the need for answers, grows constantly.

Farmers’ place within ASF preparedness

Canada’s ASF Executive Management Board (EMB) is dedicated to defending the country from a disease incursion. For farmers, more localized, individual planning is necessary.

Lean Hog Futures Reach New Highs

Last Friday U.S. Lean Hog Futures reached new contract highs from May to May. A sign that...

European Hog Prices Explode

Pork Commentary, March 21st, 2022Jim Long, President-CEO, Genesus Inc. We have been commenting for...