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Needle Free Technology Offers Range of Advantages

Farmscape for November 21, 2017 Full Interview 5:53 Listen The Corporate Veterinarian with Olymel says needle free injection offers a number of advantages. Needle free injection uses high pressure to blast compounds through the skin, replacing the use of needles. Dr. Jeff Bergermann, the Corporate Veterinarian with Olymel, told those on hand last week for

Unresolved Trade Issues Biggest Risk Factor for North American Pork Producers

Farmscape for November 16, 2017 Full Interview 7:58 Listen The Vice President Pork Analysis with EMI Analytics says unresolved trade issues are the biggest risk factor on the horizon for North American pork producers. As negotiations aimed at modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement continue, a growing number of agricultural interests in the United

Full Rollout of Canadian Pork Excellence Expected to Begin in January 2019

Farmscape for November 15, 2017 Full Interview 5:07 Listen Canadian Pork Excellence, Canada’s new on-farm food safety and animal care assurance program is expected to be ready for rollout out by the end of next year. The rollout of PigSafe Canada and PigCare Canada, the primary components of Canada’s new on-farm food safety and animal

Genesus Global Market Report, Canada – Powerhouses and Profits, November 9th 2017

Canada – Powerhouses and Profits Bob Fraser – Sales & Service, Genesus Ontario  bfraser@genesus.com   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 to last year. Canada as reported by StatsCan on

Alliance Genetics Canada Nucleus Herd Profile: Vista Villa Farms

Production: The engine that keeps a herd marketable, stable, and productive. At Vista Villa Farms, the Robinson family works tirelessly towards creating the most productive pigs to ensure constant customer success. Bob and Rose Robinson began Vista Villa Farms in 1967. They have five children (Scott, Jane, Anne, Brent, and Jeff) and they depopulated their

CPC urges the government of Canada to assume leadership in striking a free trade agreement with Asia-Pacific Nations

The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) welcomed the opportunity to participate in the Government of Canada’s consultation on trade with Asia-Pacific nations. Pork producers have been serving international markets for more than 25 years and reach consumers in more than 100 countries. Valued at $3.8 billion, exports represented nearly 70% of Canadian pork production in 2016. “We

Eli Lilly exploring spinoff of Elanco

Source: Market Watch Eli Lilly & Co. said Tuesday it could spin off or sell its animal health business, a segment that contributed 15% of the pharmaceutical company’s revenue last year but has been pressured in recent years by competition. Lilly’s Elanco Animal Health Business sells treatments and vaccines for pets and livestock. The unit

MicroSintesis and Bio Agri Mix Sign Exclusive Agreement to Market Game-Changing Proteobiotic Technology to Canadian Swine Producers

Distribution agreement will create opportunities to reduce antibiotic use in the future MicroSintesis and Bio Agri Mix have signed a distribution agreement to market a unique Proteobiotic technology for Canadian swine production. Nuvio is the first product made of protein sources that contain probiotic molecules, termed Proteobiotics, which have been proven in clinical trials to

Delayed Resumption of Re-Negotiations Expected to Favour U.S. NAFTA Supporters

Farmscape for October 23, 2017 Full Interview 20:41 Listen The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says a planned one month break in negotiations aimed at modernizing NAFTA will allow interests in the United States that favor maintaining the agreement time to make their point. After negotiations aimed at revamping the North American Free

Live Hog Price Rally Credited to Increased U.S. Slaughter Capacity

Farmscape for October 19, 2017 Full Interview 7:35 Listen The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services is crediting a recent rally in live hog prices to increased U.S. hog slaughter capacity that’s been ramping up over the past couple of months. The USDA’s latest Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report, released at the end

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