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Canada Expected to Overtake U.S. in Japan

Farmscape for January 21, 2019 Full Interview 6:20 Listen The Vice-President Technical Services and Marketing Programs with Canada Pork International says Canada is positioned...

Saskatchewan Veterinarian Named to Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame

Farmscape for January 18, 2019 A Saskatchewan swine veterinarian is among six new members of the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame. The Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of...

Alberta Pork Market Report, January 14th 2019

Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) outbreak Earlier this week, we reported a PED outbreak on a farm in Alberta. We will keep you posted on the...

Banff Pork Seminar Audio Special, January 11th 2018

2019 Banff Pork Seminar Audio Special for January 11, 2019 -Dr. Graham Plastow, a Professor of Livestock Genomics with University of Alberta, discusses "Genomic Advances...

Banff Pork Seminar Audio Special

2019 Banff Pork Seminar Audio Special for January 10, 2019 -Dr. Egan Brockhoff, a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with Prairie Swine Health Services, discusses "ASF:...

Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) discovered in Alberta Canada

In Alberta, PED is a provincially reportable disease, which means that producers or veterinarians must notify the Office of the Chief Provincial Veterinarian (OCPV)...

Biosecurity Key to Containing PED, Influenza, Other Diseases

Farmscape for January 4, 2019 Full Interview 9:42 Listen The Manager of the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network says biosecurity remains number one...

Banff Pork Seminar Kicks Off Tuesday

Farmscape for January 3, 2019 Full Interview 3:45 Listen Delegates from around the world will gather in Alberta next week for the 2019 Banff...

Improved Productivity Reduces Pork’s Environmental Footprint

Farmscape for December 24, 2018 Full Interview 15:07 Listen A Professor of Applied Soil Ecology with the University of Manitoba says the environmental footprint...

Trade Expected to Be Top of Mind in 2019

Farmscape for December 19, 2018 Full Interview 8:08 Listen The Chair of the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board says matters related to international trade will...