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Swine Innovation Porc Commends Minister’s Commitment to Smooth Transition to Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Farmscape for February 20, 2018 Full Iinterview 10:05 Listen The Chair of Swine Innovation Porc is commending Canada’s Minister of Agriculture for his commitment to ensuring a smooth transition from Growing Forward 2 to the new Canadian Agricultural Partnership. Last week, in observance of Canada’s Agriculture Day, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay announced federal programs

Nuscience feed technology enters Canadian market under Biotica brand

Nuscience feed technology enters Canadian market under Biotica brand Nuscience, a member of the Royal Agrifirm Group, has announced the introduction of its elite level feed technology suite into the Canadian market, under the Biotica product brand via strategic marketing partnership with Canadian Bio-Systems Inc.   The launch of Biotica introduces Nuscience feed technology across

Genesus Global Market Report, Canada – A Strange Marriage

Bob Fraser Sales & Service, Genesus Ontario bfraser@genesus.com The ties that bind. The marriage I am referring to is the increasingly strong one between the Quebec and Ontario pork industries. Quebec and Ontario may be separated by language and culture but bound by history and geography, Lower Canada and Upper Canada. Now in the last

Stronger Packer Competition Putting More Money into Pork Producers’ Pockets

Farmscape for February 7, 2018 Full Interview 8:27 Listen Hams Marketing Services says increased competition in the U.S. for slaughter hogs is resulting in a greater share of the consumer’s dollar going into the pockets of farmers. Moving toward the second quarter of 2018 hog markets have been looking quite positive. Tyler Fulton, the Director

Formulating Diets for Individual Pigs Reduces Feed Costs and Environmental Impacts

Farmscape for February 5, 2018 Full Interview 7:51 Listen A scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada says tailoring ration formulations to the needs of each pig will lower feeding costs and reduce the environmental impact of manure. As part of research being conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc Canadian scientists are developing a precision

Canadian Pork Council reiterates the importance of trade in front of the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on International Trade

At today’s House of Commons’ Standing Committee on International Trade meeting, Canadian Pork Council (CPC) Second Vice-Chair René Roy outlined how trade plays a vital role in the industry’s prosperity and how it impacts the Canadian economy. “Over 70% of Canadian pork is exported and pork producers are steadfast supporters of initiatives that contribute to

Raised Without Antibiotic Pork Supply Could Eventually Exceed Demand

Farmscape for February 2, 2018 Full Interview 7:21 Listen Consumers have sent out the signal that, in some cases, they are prepared to pay a premium for meat from animals that have been raised without the use of antibiotics. Dr. Greg Wideman, a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with South West Ontario Veterinary Services, observes there

Credible Food Information Sources Encouraged to be More Visible

Farmscape for February 1, 2018 Full Interview 9:16 Listen The President of the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity is calling on those involved in food production who already have the trust of the public to become more visible. “Public Trust in Food and Farming, What Does It Mean for You?” will be among the topics

Hypor Magnus earns top marks in Hickory Ridge Trial

Best pork; lowest cost. In any recipe for Total System Profitability, those are key ingredients. That may explain why the Hypor Magnus stole the show in a recent terminal sire trial at Hickory Ridge Research and Consulting against our biggest global competitor when it comes to the sire line. Converting less into more When it

Canadian Pork Council celebrates the conclusion of CPTPP trade negotiations

The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) welcomed the news out of Japan this morning that an agreement has been reached on the Comprehensive and Progressive Transpacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade deal by all 11 members.   The Canadian Pork Council wishes to thank Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, International Trade Minister François Champagne, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence

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