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USMCA Offers Security Amidst Uncertainty

Farmscape for March 29, 2019 Full Interview 7:49 Listen The Vice President Policy and Public Affairs with NATIONAL Public Relations says despite continuing uncertainty...

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...

AGC Refresher – Selection

To have a top performing pig is good. A barn full of top performing pigs is better. A barn full of top performing pigs...

Health, Technology, Consumer Perceptions, Influencing Swine Sector Research Priorities

Farmscape for July 30, 2018 Full Interview 10:46 Listen The CEO of the Prairie Swine Centre observes an increased focus on animal and human...

Ontario Pork funds seven new swine research projects

The Ontario Pork Research Committee is pleased to announce that it will fund seven swine-focused research projects this year. The projects include a study of...

Canada’s Edge in Penetrating High Value Export Markets

Farmscape for January 11, 2019 Full Interview 6:29 Listen The President of Kerns and Associates suggests Canada has an edge in terms the potential...

African Swine Fever: What Producers Need To Know

The African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in China and in many other countries around the world is wreaking havoc on the international pork industry....

Pork Producers Prepared for Changing Veterinary Drug Use Regulations

Farmscape for October 17, 2018 Full Interview 5:40 Listen The Manager of Quality Assurance and Animal Care Programs with Manitoba Pork says Canada's pork...

Pace of Genetic Improvement in Swine Production Expected to Accelerate

Farmscape for May 16, 2018 Full Interview 7:05 Listen The Genetic Project Manager with PIC Canada expects the pace of genetic improvement within swine...

Remembering Bill Vaags, 1934-2017

Manitoba’s pork industry has had many champions over the years, but few as dynamic as Bill Vaags, who passed away last week at the...