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19 January 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Progress for Manitoba in PED elimination
Manitoba Pork is pleased to report that continued efforts on PED elimination are seeing results. ...
02 January 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Genesus Global Market Report: Canada - the challenges of labour
As I visit with producers the conversation, sooner or later, and mostly sooner, turns to labour. The challenge of finding employees, motivating them, retaining them etc. There seems to be an ever-dwindling...
29 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Manitoba highlights agricultural trade priorities at North American summit
Manitoba will be participating in an international summit early in the new year to advance the province’s priorities related to the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and...
22 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada PED cases subsiding in Manitoba
The Office of Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer has reported that cases of PED are under control - Manitoba could be rid of the disease in the near future....
19 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada New research highlights opportunity to improve the iron status of piglets
Iron deficiency could be reducing the performance of piglets post-weaning, despite the routine use of iron injections and feed supplements....
14 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Manitoba modernising access to agricultural Crown lands
New regulations will update Manitoba’s approach to managing agricultural Crown lands to ensure compliance with the New West Partnership Trade Agreement, with changes that will provide more transparency...
13 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada AASV: Improving Surveillance Keeps Emerging Diseases at Bay
ANALYSIS - The Province of Ontario is focused on emerging swine diseases and developing surveillance systems by bringing all the stakeholders together, including the government and private industry, to...
05 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada ERYSENG® PARVO, a new sow reproductive vaccine launched by HIPRA in Canada
In November 2017, HIPRA Canada Animal Health organized three events in Guelph, Quebec City, and Winnipeg respectively for the launch of the new reproductive vaccine ERYSENG® PARVO....
Pig Industry News from Canada Jim Long Pork Commentary: December 04 2017
Le PORCSHOW – Quebec, US new Grade’s and Danish Woes Continue....
04 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Canada can recommence exports to Argentina
Canadian Minister of Agriculture, Lawrence MacAulay, and Argentine Minister of International Trade, François-Philippe Champagne, announced last week that market access for Canadian pork exports to Argentina...
28 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Blaine Pedersen on the Canadian Free-Trade Agreement
In a statement, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister, Blaine Pedersen, addresses the regulatory measures that may be helping or hindering Canada’s trade....
10 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Genesus Global Market Report: Canada - Powerhouses and Profits
Successful Farming (agriculture.com) recently released its Pork Powerhouses, which included the top five Canadian producers. As seen on the table below, the top five have 308,500 sows, up by 37,500 compared...
23 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Manitoba Pork Producers Committed to Stiffest Environmental Regulations Anywhere
CANADA - The Chair of Manitoba Pork says the province's pork industry remains committed to adhering to the strictest environmental standards anywhere, according to Bruce Cochrane....
20 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Announcement on Tax Changes Pleases Pork Council
CANADA - It is with much interest that the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) has followed the developments surrounding the tax changes proposed by the Department of Finance Canada since the end of the consultation...
Pig Industry News from Canada Infrared Barn Inspection Service Expected to Reduce Risk of Barn Fires
CANADA - The Manitoba Farm Safety Programme is confident a new infrared barn inspection service it's offering will help farmers uncover problems that could lead to barn fires before they occur, writes...
18 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Pork Producers Urged to Express Support for Bill 24
CANADA - Manitoba Pork is encouraging its members to voice their support the provincial government's "Red Tape Reduction and Government Efficiency Act" during public hearings planned for next week, Bruce...
Pig Industry News from Canada Scientists Successfully Process Straw as Feed Supplement
CANADA - Processed straw is offering potential as a feed supplement intended to reduce aggression among gestating sows, reports Bruce Cochrane....
17 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Unresolved Technical Issues Under CETA Being Discussed
CANADA - Canada's Minister of Agriculture says governments and industry are working toward resolving issues that are limiting Canadian pork and beef producers' access to Europe under CETA, Bruce Cochrane...
16 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security Announces New Partner Funding
CANADA - The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security has announced investments in four innovative new projects that focus on advancing food security in Canada....
13 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Group Sow Housing Offers Opportunity to Reduce Energy Costs
CANADA - The Head Nutritionist with Gestal says pork producers are finding the cost of maintaining the body condition of gestating sows housed in groups in pens to be lower than that of sows housed individually...
11 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Farmers Recognise Need to Communicate with Consumers
CANADA - An Agricultural Economist with the University of Alberta says more than ever farmers are listening to consumers when making decisions on whether or not to implement specific technologies, Bruce...
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian Ag Urges Federal Government to Move Ahead with TPP-11
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council says a Trans-Pacific partnership free agreement that excludes the US would be of tremendous benefit for Canadian agriculture, according to Bruce Cochrane....
10 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Alberta, Saskatchewan, B.C. Remain PED-free
CANADA - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry reports swine premises in Alberta, Saskatchewan and B.C. remain free of PED, Bruce Cochrane writes....
09 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Direct Animal Movement Primary Cause of Spread of PED
CANADA - The Office of Manitoba Chief Veterinarian says the greatest risk factor for the spread of PED has been direct animal movement, Bruce Cochrane writes....
06 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada PED Infected Swine Operations Moving Toward Presumptive Negative Status
CANADA - Manitoba Agriculture reports just over 40 per cent of the swine operations infected by Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea since the end of April are now shipping PED negative pigs, writes Bruce Cochrane....
05 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Non-Competitive Feeding Allows Greater Range of Weight, Larger Group Size
CANADA - Research is showing the use of non-competitive feeding systems allows a greater range of sizes and ages of sows to be housed in larger groups in group sow housing systems, Bruce Cochrane reports....
04 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada NAFTA Renegotiation Expected to Get More Difficult Moving Forward
CANADA - The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute expects negotiations aimed at updating NAFTA to get more difficult when they move into round four next week in Washington, Bruce Cochrane...
03 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Restricted Access to Yards Reduces Risk of Exposure to Disease
CANADA - The Manager of Quality Assurance and Animal Care Programs with Manitoba Pork suggests restricting access to yards to those essential to production will help reduce the risk of disease transmission,...
Pig Industry News from Canada Meat Council Hopeful TPP will Move Forward Without US
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council is hopeful the eleven remaining nations involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will find a way to move forward with the trade agreement without the United States,...
02 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Right Diets, Right Volumes Critical to Peak Sow Productivity
CANADA - The Head Nutritionist with Gestal says ensuring the sow receives the right feed in the right amount is key to ensuring top performance and extended productivity, according to Bruce Cochrane....
 
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