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Good things Come in 3-D for Pork Researchers By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation...

With apologies to twins and the 4-person bobsled, the best things come in threes. That’s especially true of 3-D technology, which offers some intriguing...

Comparison of single timed artificial insemination (AI) in gilts using OvuGel-ELANCO (triptorelin acetate) or...

Project 16-003 - Lead Researcher: Bob Friendship Research Summary – Project 16/03 Funding approved in 2016 and project completed in 2017 Lead Researcher: Bob Friendship Graduated student: Lima...

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...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA Projects Record Corn Yield, August 13th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday the USDA came out with a yield prediction of 178.4 bushels per acre. If this is...

Enhanced DDGS Aims to Perk Up the Pigs By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation...

If you think your spouse is grouchy before their morning coffee, try dealing with thousands of low-energy pigs. Neither one is a pretty picture,...

Do More Ag Foundation Reports Strong Interest in Mental Health First Aid Training

Farmscape for August 13, 2018 Full Interview 11:02 Listen The Do More Agriculture Foundation reports a pilot project designed to expand access to mental...

Christine Pelland from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Tail Docking Length: Are “Half Measures” Effective?...

The  FareWellDock  initiative  in  the European Union is aimed at reducing the number  of  farms  where  tail  docking  is still  being  used.  Preventive  tail  docking under...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Market not looking very Shiny? August 7th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Market not looking very Shiny? A year ago, U.S. 53-54% lean hogs were 86¢ lb. last week they were...

Ventilation System Requirements for Conversion to Group Sow Housing

When converting to group housing for sows if remodeling of the previous ventilation systems does not occur, it is estimated that over-ventilating will occur...

Marty Misener from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services: Does Prefarrow Autogenous Greasy Pig Vaccine Help?

Exudative Epidermitis (EE) or Greasy Pig can  be  extremely  difficult  to  control  in some  herds.  There  are  no  commercial vaccines that are available for...

Canada Committed to Expanding and Diversifying Agricultural Trade

Farmscape for August 3, 2018 Lawrence MacAulay Conference Call 13:00 Listen Canada's Agriculture Minister says he remains committed to diversifying and expanding the market...

Maple Leaf Foods appoints Curtis Frank to COO

Maple Leaf Foods today announced that Gary Maksymetz, who has held the role of Chief Operating Officer since 2014 and has almost four decades of experience...

Comparative study of two vaccines against neonatal diarrhea on a Canadian commercial farm

Ariza,1 DVM; D. Robles,1 BSA; J. Badia,2 DVM; D. Torrents,3 PhD; I. Bernal,3 DVM. 1 Swine Health Professionals, Steinbach, Manitoba (Canada); 2 Hipra Animal...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, EU Court rules Gene Editing = GMO, July 30th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   A couple weeks ago we wrote about McDonalds executive Ernie Meier speaking at the National Pork Industry Conference...

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...