Full Interview 11:30Listen Farmscape for February 21, 2017 The Chair of Manitoba Pork says pork producers on both sides of the Canada U.S. border recognize the value of trade and value the essence of free trade. Last week trade was among the items on the agenda as pork industry representatives gathered in Minneapolis
Full Interview 8:07 Listen Farmscape for February 21, 2017 A Professor with the University of Melbourne says consumers are becoming more involved in animal welfare issues and that involvement is starting to have a greater impact on their behaviour. “How Public Attitudes Predict Community Behaviours” was discussed earlier this month as part of the
Farmscape for February 17, 2017 Full Interview 11:04 Listen Canadian business that have dealings with customers in the U.S. are being advised to pay close attention to changes on the trade front. The seminar “What’s in it for U.S. eh?” which will be hosted February 28 by the World Trade Centre Winnipeg will look at
Farmscape for February 16, 2017 Full Interview 11:31 Listen The Chair of Manitoba Pork suggests the Canadian and U.S. pork industries can best address the risks posed by swine disease and prepare for the potential introduction of a foreign animal disease outbreak by working together. On Tuesday pork industry representatives gathered in Minneapolis for the
Farmscape for February 13, 2017 Full Interview 10:36 Listen The President of the Ag and Food Exchange is encouraging livestock producers to use the tools they have available to demonstrate the emphasis they place on animal welfare. Social media has dramatically increased the level of discussions surrounding livestock production. Geraldine Auston, the President of the
Farmscape for February 8, 2017 Full Interview 7:03 Listen The Manager of Quality Assurance and Animal Care Programs with Manitoba Pork says a successful transition from conventional to group sow housing requires the right facilities and the right people. As part of research being conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc, a multidisciplinary team of
Farmscape for February 7, 2017 Full Interview 6:58 Listen The Chair of the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board remains hopeful the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement will have a limited impact on the movement of live hogs and pork across the Canada U.S. border. U.S. President Donald Trump has withdrawn the United States
Farmscape for February 6, 2017 Full Interview 6:58 Listen The Chair of the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board says the U.S. rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement could potentially create new export opportunities for the Canadian pork industry. In the early days of the Donald Trump Presidency a clear indication of the new U.S.
Farmscape for February 6, 2017 Full Interview 9:32 Listen The General Manager of Manitoba Pork says the deteriorating trade relationship between the United States and Mexico is of great concern to pork producers in both Canada and the United States. U.S. President Donald Trump has withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and is
Manitoba Swine Seminar 2017 Audio Special for February 3, 2017 -Professor Tomas Norton, a Guest Professor with KU Leuven in Belgium, discusses “Precision Livestock Farming for Real-Time Management of Livestock.” Professor Tomas Norton 14:31 Listen -Dr. Erin Cortus, a Assistant Professor and Environmental Quality Engineer with South Dakota State University, discusses “Odour Mitigation Strategies.” Dr.