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Data Security and Management Top of Mind Among Farmers

Farmscape for May 16, 2018 Full Interview 9:19 Listen Farm Credit Canada says having the ability to fully utilize and share personal farm data and the confidence that that data is fully secure has become a top of mind issue among farmers. Farm Credit Canada has received Canada’s first agriculture data privacy and security certification.

Ceva’s Response to Pharmacosmos Study on Impurities in FDA-Approved Injectable Iron Solutions

It is a medical fact that iron-deficiency anemia among baby pigs poses a risk to both animal welfare and productivity, as baby pigs are highly susceptible to iron deficiency. An injection of iron shortly after birth remains the scientifically proven, most effective way to prevent anemia in pigs. Today, there are a number of FDA-approved

Internal Support and External Trade Issues Influence U.S. Motivation for a Renewed NAFTA

Farmscape for May 4, 2018 Full Interview 12:27 Listen The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, says growing pressure from within the United States for maintaining the North American Free Trade  Agreement and trade issues with other countries are influencing the desire of the U.S. to reach an agreement on NAFTA.A marathon session

New Technology Allows Selection for Increased Number of Genetic Traits

Farmscape for May 2, 2018 Full Interview 7:05 Listen The Genetic Project Manager with PIC Canada says the introduction of new technologies has allowed breeders to select pigs based on an ever increa sing number of genetic traits.”The Evolution of Genetic Potential” was among the topics discussed last week as part of the Prairie Swine

Forward Contracting Recommended in Anticipation of Heavy Supply and Uncertain Export Demand

Farmscape for April 27, 2018 Full Interview 9:01 Listen In response to anticipated record U.S. slaughter hog production and uncertain export demand for U.S. pork the Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services is advising pork producers to take action to protect themselves by forward pricing a portion of  their planned production.The hog slaughter

Nuscience launches next phase of Biotica innovation drive for Canadian market

New specialty market approval, scientific forum discussion and broadened adoption are all rapidly taking shape for the Nuscience elite level feed technology platform in Canada, available under the Biotica product brand via strategic marketing partnership with Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. (CBS Inc.).   The advances come as Nuscience, a member of the Royal Agrifirm Group, launches

Canada Expands Share of Lucrative Japanese Fresh Chilled Market

Farmscape for April 24, 2018 Full Interview 6:57 Listen Canada Pork International reports the Canadian pork sector’s focus on food quality and safety has enabled Canadian pork exporters to dramatically increase their share of the lucrative Japanese market for  fresh chilled  pork.Verified Canadian Pork, a branding program originally created to identify Canadian pork to Canadian

New Tools Under Development to Help Farmers Improve Mental Wellness

  Farmscape for April 23, 2018 Full Interview 8:27 Listen Researchers with the University of Guelph, in partnership with farmers and mental health professionals are  working to develop new tools to help farmers cope with stress and improve their mental well being.Research conducted  in 2015 and 2016 by the University of Guelph showed Canadian farmers

Farmers Encouraged to Engage Consumers with Conversation Rather then Data

Farmscape for April 20, 2018 Full Interview 9:29 Listen The Director of Public and Industry Affairs with Monsanto Canada suggests those involved in food production need to focus mo re on conversation and less on data when engaging with the non farming public.The tools used by modern agriculture to meet an expanding demand for food

Farmers Encouraged to Be Aware of the Warning Signs of Stress

Farmscape for April 17, 2018 Full Interview 12:34 Listen An Associate Professor with the University of Guelph says it’s important for those involved in agriculture and those around them to be aware of the signs that indicate someone is facing excessive stress.Research conducted by the University of Guelph showed Canadian farmers experience higher levels of

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