Global economy right now and how that affects pig producers - Jim Long

miscellaneous Apr 20, 2020

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“Part of what I understand is happening is the foodservice buy bellies at 40 lb boxes. That stops. Retail goes in 1-lb packages. The system isn't geared up to do all those 1-lb packages. It's a redistribution. And that's is just an example of the challenge we have.” – Jim Long.

Today’s episode will cover “Global economy right now and how that affects pig producers”.

Our guest is Jim Long. Jim is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. He is responsible for the direction of Genesus, drives change and sets the strategy and vision for the company, overseeing day to day business of running and managing the company. Genesus is one of the major swine genetic companies globally with production in North America Europe and Asia.

What you will learn:

What is going on with the global economy; Packing plant closures; Where will we be 12 months from now; Issues and challenges for the swine industry; What separates successful swine professionals from those that are not.

Jim’s favorite swine-related book: Pig Health

Jim’s favorite book in general: Good to Great

This episode was published by Lauro Faccin & Laihane Almeida.