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Support Ontario Friends of the Food Bank

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

PigTrace Canada Encourages Greater Use of PigTrace Data in Tracking Swine Disease Outbreaks

Farmscape for May 24, 2017 Full Interview 7:40 Listen PigTrace Canada is encouraging swine health officials to make wider use of PigTrace data when tracking swine disease outbreaks. Since July 2014, under Canada’s Health of Animals Act in support of swine traceability, both the shipper and receiver of swine are required to report animal movements

Hypor Partners with Nugeporc to Supply Genetics to Producers in the Dominican Republic

Hypor is pleased to announce that it is partnering with Nugeporc to supply quality genetics to pork producers in the Dominican Republic as well as for the rest of the Greater and Lesser Antilles. Nugeporc, a company that was formed by leading pork producers, is currently building a 200 boar AI stud to exclusively house

New hog farm expansion permit approved in Winona County

Source: Agri-News Despite a last-minute effort to get Holden Farms to participate in a pilot project on water quality monitoring, the Winona County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to approve a pair of conditional-use permits that will allow for expansion at two Holden Farms sites.   The first site, at 11253 Persons Drive just north

Hypor Customers Honored at Le Porc Show for Improving the Industry

Congratulations to Hypor customers, Ferme Équiporc Inc., and Shur-Gain for receiving the Prix de reconnaissance de la filière porcine at Le Porc Show in Québec, Canada in December 2016. The awards are given to people, companies or organizations in Québec that have outperformed in their sector and have seized the opportunity to improve results for

Novel Technologies Offer Opportunity to Improve Competitiveness

Farmscape for May 9, 2017 Full Interview 6:23 Listen The Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement suggests new technologies offer the potential to provide Canadian pork producers an edge in an increasingly competitive market place. As part of research being conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement is looking at

1st Qtr: Zoetis’ Sales Up 6%, Net Income Up 17%

To view the complete report, click here. Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) today reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2017 and reaffirmed its guidance for full year 2017. The company reported revenue of $1.2 billion for the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 6% compared with the first quarter of 2016. Net income

High Fibre Diets Offer Reduced Costs and Health Benefits

Farmscape for May 3, 2017 Full Interview 8:05 Listen A researcher with the Prairie Swine Centre says, by using strategies to improve the digestibility of fibre, pork producers can mitigate the negative aspects of ration formulations containing high levels of fibre while maximizing the beneficial effects. Factors driving the increased interest among pork producers in

Last call to register for inaugural Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada, May 10-11 in Quebec City

Spots are filling up quickly for the inaugural Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada (ANCC), May 10-11 in Quebec City, as a May 5 deadline for registration at regular pricing fast approaches. The inaugural ANCC is hosted by the Animal Nutrition Association of Canada (ANAC). The theme of the conference is “Nutritional Strategies to Reduce the

Genesus Global Market Report, Canada – Land & Hogs Company

Canada – Land & Hogs Company Bob Fraser – Sales & Service, Genesus Ontario bfraser@genesus.com     Although it may not sound as exotic as the Bar X Land & Cattle Company as I’ve commented before the Ontario Land & Hogs Company has proven once again to be a very sustainable model. I draw from

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