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Farmscape for March 24, 2016 Full Interview 11:58 Listen The Chair of Manitoba Pork says pork producers are looking for more clarity as dates approach for final changes to Canada's new Pig Code of Practice and its incorporation into the Canadian Pork Excellence program. A delegation representing Manitoba Pork travelled to Guelph this week to take part in Ontario Pork's 2017 Annual General Meeting. Canadian Pork Excellence, the Canadian pork industry's new on farm food safety and animal care assurance program, is in the pilot testing phase, the last step for before national introduction. Manitoba Pork Chair George Matheson says there more >>
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
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Farmscape for March 24, 2017 Full Interview 9:05 Listen A program being offered by the Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan in partnership with Sask Pork is helping the province's pork producers access equipment which will help them comply with new animal welfare requirements under Canada's Pig Code of Practice. The Saskatchewan Pork Development Board, in partnership with the Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan through Growing Forward 2, is offering up to 4,000 dollars through the Saskatchewan Swine Welfare Program to assist in the purchase of needle-free injection equipment or euthanasia equipment. The two year program is scheduled to run until the more >>
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
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Major Spike in Volume Noted in Live Cattle and Feeder Cattle Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday March 23, 2017 LEAN HOGS Cash hog prices were down .50 yesterday with the product breaking $80.00 for the first time in several weeks. Lower prices for pork will continue to attract strong demand which has been the case in this market for months. The cold storage report indicated that only 2.2 million pounds of bellies were placed into the freezer during February. Belly stocks at 16.1 million pounds is a drop in the bucket compared to year ago stocks (down 74%). The seasonal more >>
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
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Breakout sessions to focus on global pork economy, antibiotic regulations and smarter, more sustainable management practices. ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE17), held May 21–24 in Lexington, Kentucky, is certain to inspire and motivate producers and agribusiness leaders, but more importantly, it will prepare them for the future. The three-day conference will bring together industry experts from across the globe to share insights and solutions to today's most pressing issues within agriculture. To provide an opportunity for every corner of production agriculture to engage in disruption, ONE17 will include various tracks, including a focus session specifically dedicated to swine production. From more >>
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
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Farmscape for March 23, 2017 Full Interview 4:49 Listen The Events Coordinator with the Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba reports the 2017 Royal Manitoba Winter Fair Pork Quality Competition has attracted a full slate of entries. The 2017 Royal Manitoba Winter Fair Pork Quality Competition is slated for Wednesday March 29, at Brandon's Keystone Centre. The hogs will arrive in Brandon Monday for processing be judged Tuesday and winners will be announced Wednesday. Randy MacDonald, the Events Coordinator with the Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba, says this year's competition has attracted a full slate of entries. Clip-Randy MacDonald-Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba: There is a lot more >>
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
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