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Paisley Canning from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Oral Fluids For Monitoring In Suckling...

The use of oral fluids as a diagnostic sample in  group-housed  nursery,  grow-finish,  and breeding  stock  has  been  quite  rapid.  Oral fluids  from  due-to-wean...

Hogs in downward trend

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Canadian Government Announces New Support Programs For Farmers, Ag Businesses

Canadian farmers and food businesses work hard so Canadians have quality food on their grocery store shelves and kitchen tables. In these times of...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Let’s Deal with some Positives, March 23rd 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week U.S. 53-54% lean hogs increased from 58.47 to 61.78 - $6.00 plus a head. Last...

EveryPig Helps Swine Vets and Pork Producers Collaborate Remotely Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Revolutionary pig health management and telehealth company EveryPig is urging swine veterinarians and pork producers to take advantage of telemedicine to reduce health risks...

Canada Relaxes Travel Restrictions on Temporary Foreign Workers

Farmscape for March 23, 2020 Marie-Claude Bibeau Conference Call 32:15 Listen To minimise potential labour shortages due to COVID-19, the Federal Government has relaxed travel...

Focus on the Impactful, Not the Easy to Measure, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting...

Photo: @helloquence via unsplash.com Todd Thurman, Consultant SwineTex Consulting Services, LLC As a consultant, I’m often asked by clients to help them solve specific problems. New or...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Swine Industry Random Observations, March 16th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics We have to scour for anything to write up about other than the Coronavirus.  Not much we know,...

USMCA Ratification Restores North American Economic Stability

Farmscape for March 16, 2020 Full Interview 8:51 Listen The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says Canada's ratification of the USMCA restores...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Do we manage the Pigs or the Farm?

Simon Grey, General Manager Russia CIS and Europe, Geneus Inc simongrey@genesus.com This may seem a really stupid question. Of course in live pig production we are managing...

Phase Feeding Research Offers Food for Thought By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

If you think teenagers eat you out of house and home, try feeding a pen of hungry hogs. As feed costs eat up an...

Red Meat Industry Donates to Red Cross Efforts in China

The Canadian Red Meat Industry has made a $50,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross to support their work with the Red Cross Society...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Spain – Riding High, March 9th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Spain last week reached a record high in hog prices at 1.54 euro a kilogram liveweight (79₵ U.S....

Clint Lichty from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Are All Serotype 9 S. suis...

Recent research in North America indicated that there is a wide diversity of Streptococcus suis (S. suis) strains that can be identified as pathogenic,...

Canadian ASF Research Focuses on Detection Surveillance Prevention Destruction

Farmscape for March 4, 2020 Full Interview 11:51 Listen The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council says African Swine Fever research underway in Canada...