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Pig Industry News: Canada

19 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada NPPC calls for expanded access to foreign workers
The National Pork Producer's Council is calling on government to expand options for filling vacant jobs in the pork sector with immigrant workers...
18 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Increased pork supplies expected to result in price discounts in fourth quarter
The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services predicts higher US pork supplies will result in discounts in the price consumers pay for pork...
05 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Governments highlight funded activities for Manitoba agri-processors
Manitoba’s agri-processors are now able to access funding for activities under the Ag Action Manitoba program as the Canadian Agricultural Partnership continues to be implemented, Federal Agriculture...
04 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada PEDv update: 6 confirmed cases in Southeastern Manitoba
There are now six confirmed PED cases in Southeast Manitoba in the 2018 outbreak, including three finisher operations, two sow operations and one nursery operation. Biocontainment is in place on these...
01 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada CWSHIN to focus on adding value to swine health surveillance data
The Manager of the Canada-West Swine Health Intelligence Network is hopeful that adding value for veterinarians to the swine health information collected by veterinarians will encourage expanded participation...
21 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada New case of PEDv in Southeastern Manitoba
A new case of PEDv was confirmed on May 15, 2018 in a finisher barn in Southeastern Manitoba. Biocontainment on this site is in place...
18 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Ability to exercise benefits stall-housed gestating sows
The NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Swine Welfare says research has shown that gestating sows housed in stalls will benefit from the opportunity to exercise...
04 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Five million Coliprotec doses sold
Prevtec Microbia Inc. (“Prevtec”) is pleased to announce that five million doses of its bivalent vaccine Coliprotec® F4/F18 have been sold in the European Union (EU) since its commercial market authorisation...
01 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada NAFTA participants increasingly invested in successfully concluding negotiations
The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says participants in a discussion aimed at modernising the North American Free Trade Agreement have become highly invested in successfully concluding...
30 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Eyes on the road
Manitoba Agriculture and Manitoba Infrastructure are encouraging farmers, drivers and agricultural equipment operators to make road safety a priority this spring....
27 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Province encourages Manitobans to contribute to new economic growth strategy
The Manitoba government is holding meetings this month with stakeholder groups to guide the development of a new provincial economic growth strategy, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen...
26 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Nuscience launches next phase of Biotica innovation drive for Canadian market
CALGARY, ALBERTA — New speciality market approval, scientific forum discussion and broadened adoption are all rapidly taking shape for the Nuscience elite level feed technology platform in Canada, available...
24 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Genesus Global Market Report: Canada - Is the party over?
The recent NASS semi-annual pig crop for both the USA and Canada places the sow herds at 6.18 million head and 1.27 million head respectively. Inventories of all hogs and pigs are 73.2 million USA and...
20 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Agriculture's contribution to carbon sequestration must be recognised
The President of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan says the contribution of Canadian agriculture in helping reduce Canada's carbon footprint, and without a carbon tax, needs to be...
11 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Important issues drive agenda for Canada's leading animal nutrition conference
OTTAWA, Ontario, 11 April 2018 - There's still time to register for the 2nd Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada from 2-3 May in Edmonton...
10 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada The way forward: Trust and transparency
The Chair of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute says trust and transparency are key to earning the loyalty of Canadian consumers at the retail grocery level....
09 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Water conservation 101
The Prairie Swine Centre, Canada, discusses water conservation and cutting your losses on farm....
06 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Bilateral agreement signed for Canadian agricultural partnership
Today, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler signed a bilateral agreement to finalise and implement the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a five-year...
04 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada announces Canadian Agricultural Partnership
Canada’s agriculture and food system is a leading producer of high-quality, safe products and a key driver of the country’s economic growth...
03 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Pork producers advised to aggressively forward price hogs for this coming winter
Farmscape – H@ms Marketing Services is advising producers to forward contract at least half of their production for this coming winter....
02 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada PEDv Lessons Learned report in the works
Manitoba Pork reports on the latest efforts to control PEDv and to learn from previous outbreaks to develop better control measures....
28 March 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Advancing women in agriculture
The Government of Canada recognises the important role women play in the agriculture and agri-food sector, as well as the Canadian economy at large...
14 March 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian pork industry statement on the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
OTTAWA, Canada, 8 March 2018 — Canadian Pork producers welcome the signing of The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)...
13 March 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian minister of agriculture and agri-food strengthens agricultural trade with Japan, South Korea
Budget 2018 reaffirms the Government of Canada's commitment to actively deepening trade relationships, through modern, progressive free trade agreements, including in new, fast-growing markets in Asia....
01 March 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Ractopamine-free programme: new swine movement requirements
New swine movement documents mandatory part of Manitoba’s racto-free programme....
28 February 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Alternatives to antibiotics offer opportunities
A veterinarian with South West Ontario Veterinary Services says, as livestock producers move to reduce their use of antibiotics, they will be looking to a range of alternative methods for preventing and...
22 February 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian Pork Excellence important in marketing Canadian pork
FarmScape - In an interview with Bruce Cochrane, FarmScape, Mark Fynn, Manager of quality assurance and animal care programmes with Manitoba pork, discusses the importance of the 'Verified Canadian Pork'...
21 February 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Manitoba launches consultation on agricultural Crown lands
The Manitoba government has launched a consultation focused on agricultural Crown lands, to ensure upcoming policy changes reflect the views of the livestock industry while improving fairness and transparency...
16 February 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Genesus Global Market Report: Canada - a strange marriage
The ties that bind. The marriage I am referring to is the increasingly strong one between the Quebec and Ontario pork industries. ...
14 February 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Nuscience feed technology enters Canadian market under Biotica brand
CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA — Nuscience, a member of the Royal Agrifirm Group, has announced the introduction of its elite level feed technology suite into the Canadian market, under the Biotica product...
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