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Each year OAFB (Ontario Friends of the Food Bank) provide food for 335,944 people assisted 33.4% are children (112,205) .32% have a disability ,5% are seniors and 8% new Canadians. OAFB are a network of 125 direct member food banks and over 1,100 affiliate hunger-relief agencies and programs, inclusive of: breakfast clubs, school meal programs, community food centres, emergency shelters, and community kitchens. Together, we are a collaborative system that addresses our communities' short term emergency food needs, while seeking long-term solutions for hunger in Ontario. What happens when you lose your job? long term illness? Bereavement? Do you pay the hydro or feed your children? Do you pay the rent more >>
Fri, May 26, 2017
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Source: Zinpro news release Zinpro Corporation recently awarded its 2017 Zinpro/Schugel Scholarship to Hunter Baldry, a fourth-year student at the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, who hails from Maple Plain, Minnesota. Asked what problem she would choose to help solve with her education, Baldry said, “the eradication of a major zoonotic disease, such as influenza.” She added, “I have a strong interest in research and infectious diseases that affect swine, and after I graduate with my D.V.M. in May of 2018, I plan to work as a swine veterinarian.” Zinpro Corporation established the Zinpro/Schugel Scholarship in 2011 to recognize outstanding academic more >>
Fri, May 26, 2017
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Aptimmune announces the addition of three new strategic account managers to the company's swine division. All three will focus on launching the new Aptimmune autogenous PRRS vaccine made with BARRICADE® technology. They will also help grow the Aptimmune portfolio of swine vaccines and augment the company's sales organization with experienced swine industry professionals. Joining Aptimmune this month are Andy Wuethrich, Brian Konz and Andy Smythe. Andy Wuethrich has more than 23 years of experience in agriculture, split between animal health and grain merchandising. Prior to joining Aptimmune, he worked for several animal health companies, including Elanco Animal Health. He holds a Bachelor more >>
Thu, May 25, 2017
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Global Market Report Allan Bentley abentley@genesus.com The cull sow market does not get a lot of attention. Along with the cash hog market the price of cull sows has increased. We have doubled the price in the last few weeks. It is grilling season and the brats we love so much will keep the cull sow prices high. There are very few sow killers in the business and because of that if one takes down time it will dramatically affect the cull sow price. Short term this will happen after Memorial Day weekend. It is rumored that a large sow more >>
Thu, May 25, 2017
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Fox brings more than 20 years of operations leadership experience to The Maschhoffs. The Maschhoffs LLC announced today that Paul Fox has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Fox has more than 20 years of experience in operations leadership. Out of college, Fox joined Tyson Foods, Inc. as a management trainee. During his 17 years at Tyson, his responsibilities would grow to encompass international operations. After his days at Tyson, Fox entered the private equity sector, where he led three corporate turnaround projects as CEO – at Dickinson Frozen Foods, Marfood USA (subsidiary of Brazil's Marfrig Group), and O.K. Industries, a leading more >>
Thu, May 25, 2017
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