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Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium 2017 Audio Special

Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium 2017 Audio Special for November 16, 2016 -Chuck Schwartau, a retired Extension Educator with the University of Minnesota in the area of workforce development and management for agriculture, discusses “Giving New Employees a Successful Start.” Chuck Schwartau 13:07 Listen -Dr. Rex Newkirk, an associate professor with the University of Saskatchewan and

Questions Around Space Heating and Grain Drying Unanswered Under Manitoba Carbon Pricing Plan

Farmscape for November 16, 2017 Full Interview 11:39 Listen The President of Keystone Agricultural Producers says one of the biggest remaining concerns related to Manitoba’s proposed carbon pricing plan relates to taxes on fuels used for space heating and grain drying. Last month Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister unveiled the province’s proposed plan for reducing greenhouse

Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium Represents 40 Years of Innovation

Farmscape for November 15, 2017 Full Interview 6:37 Listen The Chair of Sask Pork says, while the province’s pork industry has changed dramatically over 40 years, innovation and creativity of its people have remained the same. 40 years ago the Saskatchewan Pork Marketing Commission organized the first Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium. Among the highlights of

Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium 2017 Audio Special

Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium 2017 Audio Special for November 15, 2016 -Dr. Ellen Goddard, the Cooperative Chair of Agricultural Marketing and Business with the University of Alberta, discusses “Producer verses Consumer Perceptions on Production, Health and Welfare and Technology.” Dr. Ellen Goddard 17:52 Listen -Dr. Jeff Bergermann, the Corporate Veterinarian with Olymel, discusses “Needle-free Injectors

Previously Infected Pigs Spread PED Longer Than Previously Thought

Farmscape for November 14, 2017 Full Interview 5:55 Listen The Manager of Swine Health Programs with Manitoba Pork says the risk to pigs of contracting PED from previously infected pigs remains high much longer than had been previously thought. Since the end of April, 80 swine sites in Manitoba have been infected with Porcine Epidemic

Resurrected TPP Offers Important Opportunity for Canadian Pork

Farmscape for November 10, 2017 Full Interview 4:56 Listen The Chair of Manitoba Pork is calling on Manitoba’s political leaders to demonstrate their support for a resurrected Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement. On behalf of the province’s pork industry the Chair of Manitoba Pork has sent letters to Premier Brian Pallister and Manitoba’s 14 Members

Genesus Global Market Report, Canada – Powerhouses and Profits, November 9th 2017

Canada – Powerhouses and Profits Bob Fraser – Sales & Service, Genesus Ontario  bfraser@genesus.com   Successful Farming (agriculture.com) recently released its Pork Powerhouses, which included the top five Canadian producers. As seen on the table below, the top five have 308,500 sows, up by 37,500 compared to last year. Canada as reported by StatsCan on

Printer Friendly Version KAP Applauds Made in Manitoba Carbon Pricing Policy

Farmscape for November 8, 2017 Full Interview 11:39 Listen The President of Keystone Agricultural Producers says, despite a couple of still unanswered questions, the organization’s membership is generally supportive of the provincial government’s made in Manitoba plan for greenhouse has reduction. Last month Premier Brian Pallister unveiled his province’s plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions

High Hog Supply Tempers Effects of Increased Slaughter Capacity

Farmscape for November 7, 2017 Full Interview 7:28 Listen The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services anticipates the full benefit of new U.S. slaughter capacity will be felt next spring and summer. Over the past week or so live hog prices have declined. Tyler Fulton, the Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing

Canadian Meat Council Urges Ottawa to Support 11 Member TPP

Farmscape for November 6, 2017 Full Interview 6:02 Listen The Canadian Meat Council is calling on Ottawa to do all it can to accelerate the implementation of an 11 member Trans-Pacific Partnership. In its submission to public consultations on Canada’s discussions with the remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Canadian Meat Council is calling

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