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Maple Leaf Foods Secures First Sustainability-Linked Credit Facility

Maple Leaf Foods, Inc. (TSX: MFI, the "Company") has become the first company in Canada to secure sustainability-linked terms for its credit facilities. The...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Mid-West Swine Conference Report, December 9th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week we attended the Mid-West Swine Conference that was held in Danville Indiana, just west of Indianapolis. Our...

Christine Pelland from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services,Atypical Porcine Pestivirus (APPV): Quantifying The Severity!

For the longest time we did not know that most of the cases of Congenital Tremor or “Shaky  Pig”  were  caused  by  Atypical Porcine...

Piglet livability By: Mohsen Pourabedin, Ph.D. Cargill Animal Nutrition-Canada

Piglet livability is described as the percentage of potential viable piglets a sow can raise. It is calculated by adding the number of stillborn...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Thanksgiving Always never good for Hog Prices, December 2nd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week the U.S. celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday. It is a holiday to give thanks but for pig...

Increasing Longevity Allows Maximized Sow Milk Production

Farmscape for November 29, 2019 Full Interview 13:31 Listen A Research Scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada says, by extending the longevity of sows in...

Pestell Nutrition Acquires Premier Ag Resources

Acquisition expands Pestell Nutrition’s geographic presence and product portfolio, adding specialty pet food ingredients Wind Point Partners (“Wind Point”) and portfolio company, Pestell Nutrition (“PN”...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, If Misery Loves Company be a Pig Producer, November 25th...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The last two weeks it’s like we have reached a tipping point in production misery. The words “Survival Mode”...

Brent Jones from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services,Diet, Gut Health And Intestinal Microbiota

Understanding the interaction between pig diet, gut health and intestinal microbiota is an  important  area  of  research  and  can provide clues to developing alternatives...

Genesus Global Technical Report. Selection for Sow Longevity in Commercial Pig Farming

Dr. Dinesh Thekkoot, Genesus Inc.   Sow longevity is a key economic component in commercial pig farming, as it is directly proportional to the herd replacement...

anadian Pork Producers Welcome Stability in the Agriculture Sector as Minister Bibeau Maintains her...

The Canadian Pork Council is pleased to learn that Minister Bibeau will continue her work as Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food Canada. “On behalf of...

Finisher Nutrition a Growth Industry By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

As your pigs grow, so do your profits. Of course, nothing in the pork industry is that easy. Keeping your grower-finisher pigs well fed...

SHIC Investigates Strep Zoo

Farmscape for November 19, 2019 Full Interview 7:36 Listen The Swine Health Information is exploring the epidemiology of a bacterial infection that has resulted in...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Cut-outs Surge! November 18th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Who would have thought on a week in November U.S. pork cut-outs would hit 90.12₵ lb. in the...

Christine Pelland from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Flooring Design For Pen Gestation

The  design  of  slatted  concrete  floors  for liquid    manure    barns    has    traditionally leaned more heavily towards  optimization of  effective  drainage  of  manure.  Some  of...