Automated Swine Transport Trailer Cleaning Offers Added Animal Welfare Benefits

Farmscape for May 17, 2019 Full Interview 5:01 Listen Research aimed at speeding up and lowering the cost of cleaning swine transport trailers is...

Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network Outlines Five Year Plan

Farmscape for May 16, 2019 Full Interview 11:155 Listen As part of its new five year plan, the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network...

Efforts to Create ASF Vaccines Result in Cautious Optimism

Farmscape for May 15, 2019 Full Interview 10:21 Listen The Director of VIDO-InterVac says efforts aimed at developing vaccines to protect pigs from African...

Country Junction Feeds to acquire Federated Co-operatives Ltd. feed mill in Edmonton

Country Junction Feeds based in Western Canada has announced a major expansion of its operations with the agreement to acquire the Federated Co-operatives Ltd. (FCL)...

Governments Invest In Food Processing Centre At Assiniboine Community College

The governments of Canada and Manitoba announced today that they are investing $300,000 in Assiniboine Community College to support a new Food Processing Centre...

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....

A new pathway to livestock profits with infrared technology

A new research trial in central Alberta is shining the spotlight on a potentially revolutionary new system for optimizing feed efficiency in livestock. The trial,...

Processing Costs Should be Considered When Using Alternative Feed Ingredients

Farmscape for May 7, 2019 Full Interview 5:43 Listen A swine nutritionist with the University of Saskatchewan says, when considering the inclusion of alternative...

Canada hosts international forum on African swine fever

Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, welcomes over 150 delegates from 15 countries to the forum on African swine fever...

Vaccination Boosts Immunity and Reduces Viral Load

Farmscape for May 1, 2019 Full Interview 18:06 Listen A Veterinary Pathologist with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine says the use of vaccination...