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Maple Leaf Foods Inc. reports Q3 profit down from year ago, sales up

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. third-quarter results fell far short of analyst expectations due to "abnormal erratic" pork market conditions and increased investment into plant-based...

Changing Demographics Changing How Retailers Relate to Consumers

Farmscape for March 20, 2018 Full Interview 12:46 Listen The Chair of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute says increased access to and use of...

New Foot and Mouth Disease Test distinguishes Between Virus Infected and Vaccinated Animals

Farmscape for October 7, 2019 Full Interview 9:12 Listen A newly developed Foot and Mouth Disease assay can distinguish between the antibodies caused by immunization...

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...

Newly expanded Alberta Livestock Expo offers dynamic industry showcase

Don’t miss this Oct. 10-11 event featuring new format, competitions and expanded booth capacity. A wealth of new innovations and strategies to help producers and...

Hogs looking better

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Canadian pork producers focus on key issues for the industry

The Canadian pork sector is ready to tackle challenges and opportunities to ensure its sustainability following the Canadian Pork Council’s fall members’ meeting held...

Hog trend is down

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Prospects for Expanded Pork Exports Cause for Optimism in 2020

Farmscape for December 23, 2019 Full Interrview 8:12 Listen The Chair of Sask Pork says the prospect of increased pork exports to Asia to fill...

Enrichments Required Under Canada’s Pig Code Need Not Be Costly

Farmscape for November 18, 2015 A post doctoral fellow in ethology with the Prairie Swine Centre says various forms of enrichment, as required under Canada's...
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