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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Mega Producers List 201, June 11th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week the 2019 Global Mega Producers List was announced during a virtual conference done by National Hog...

Research Focuses on Improving Sow Welfare and Productivity

Farmscape for June 10, 2019 Full Interview 6:18 Listen Research being conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc will provide information to help pork...

Ed Metzger from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Service, ASF Transmission And Soft Sided Ticks

With the detection of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) in Vietnam and Cambodia it would appear that  additional dominos  have  fallen  in  the spread ...

Preventing and Treating Disease through Improved Intestinal Function

Weaning is a stressful event in the life of a pig, with a combination of environmental, social and nutritional adjustments for the piglet to...

Ontario Pork funds seven new swine research projects

The Ontario Pork Research Committee is pleased to announce that it will fund seven swine-focused research projects this year. The projects include a study of...

Canadian pork producers welcome federal funding for meat sector

Canadian pork producers welcomed the funding allocated to the Canadian Meat Council on behalf of the Canadian meat industry announced this morning by Member...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Mega Producers, June 3rd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Pork Commentary, June 3rd, 2019 Jim Long, President-CEO, Genesus Inc. Global Mega Producers   This Thursday the list of 2018’s Global Mega...

African Swine Fever Spreads To North Korea

African Swine Fever continues to spread throughout Asia. North Korea is the latest country to confirm the virus. The country's ministry of agriculture reported that...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, June 3thd 2019

•This week in the Markets - Live cattle were unchanged for the week, while feeder cattle were $1 to $3 lower. June live cattle...

How to Avoid Production Losses in Swine Due to Heat Stress

Introduction Long, hot, humid summer days can result in heat stress in pig operations. A study released by Ohio State University in 2003 concluded that...

Hydrogen Sulphide in Swine Barns

Introduction Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) awareness for liquid manure handling systems is needed to ensure worker and swine safety. Hydrogen Sulphide is created from decomposing biological...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Not Sure the Market gets it? May 28th 2019

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics We sure wonder if the U.S. lean futures markets get what’s coming from the unprecedented liquidation of China's...

The AGC Outlook Spring 2019

Download the Complete Newsletter Warm spring weather is finally here in Ontario! Although spring field work has been delayed, the seasonal increase in hog prices...

Canada, United States agree on application of zones to allow safe trade in the...

Canada's Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO), Dr. Jaspinder Komal, working in collaboration with the United States' CVO, Dr. Jack Shere, issued the following statement: We are...

Doug MacDougald from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, ASF Viral Load Required To Cause Infection...

African  swine  fever  is  currently  one  of the  most  significant  threats  to  worldwide swine  production.  ASF  does  not  cause human   disease.   ASF   is   a  ...