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Canada’s Agriculture Day Observance Offers Opportunity to Interact with Consumers

Farmscape for January 22, 2020 Full Interview 8:42 Listen The Executive Director of Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan says Canada's Agriculture Day celebration offers an...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Trade Deals Effect on Pork, January 21st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week was Trade Deal week in the U.S.: with both USMEF* and China Phase 1 signed. *USMEF is...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Genetic effort to improve pork sensory traits

Genetic effort to improve pork sensory traits Dr. Chunyan Zhang, Genesus Geneticist czhang@genesus.com Pork quality is an important factor influencing consumers purchasing decisions. Consumers` willingness to pay more...

Distance Travelled and Temperature Impact Piglet Mortality Risk During Transport

Farmscape for January 17, 2020 Full Interview 16:25 Listen An evaluation of swine transport records indicates distances travelled combined with temperature play a key role...

SHP Opens New Education and Training Facility

Full Interview 8:00 Listen   Farmscape for January 16, 2020 A new Steinbach based education and training facility will offer swine farm workers a hands on...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, First Week of January Our Observations, January 13th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. hog slaughter continued unabated with 2,713,000 last week, jumping up from the two holiday-shortened weeks previous. We...

Tess Faulkner, from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services,Ranking The Effectiveness Of Toys Used As...

The incidence of tail biting continues to be an important indicator of animal welfare in pork  production.  In  some  countries  the incidence  of  residual...

CWSHIN Reports Calm Third Quarter for Swine Disease

Farmscape for January 9, 2020 Full Interview 7:13 Listen The Manager of the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network says the number of cases of...

Canadian Bio-Systems expands team, kicks innovations into high gear for 2020

Team welcomes Jassen Jackman in key sales role supporting Feed Science Platforms New people, new progress and groundbreaking technologies are leading the charge for Canadian...

2020 Banff Pork Seminar Audio Special

2020 Banff Pork Seminar Audio Special for January 8, 2020 “What is the microbiome anyway? Gut health and how it impacts pig production” was the...

Farmers Encouraged to Participate in Canada’s Agriculture Day

Full Interview 8:42 Listen   Farmscape for January 7, 2020 Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan is encouraging Canada's Farmers to begin planning to engage with the...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Go Figure – Fewer Hogs Means Less Export, January 6th...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last Friday, lean hog futures decreased in some months the limit.  The market story was primarily due to...

George Charbonneau from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services,PRRSV Genetic Comparisons: The Devil Is...

The investigation of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus (PRRSV) outbreaks routinely involves PRRSV gene sequencing and comparison to other local strains. Considerable effort...

PED-ASF Priorities One and Two Entering 2020

Farmscape for December 31, 2019 Full Interview 10:18 Listen The Chair of Manitoba Pork says eradicating Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea and protecting herds from and preparing...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S.D.A December 1st Hogs and Pigs Report

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week the U.S.D.A released the December 1st Hogs and Pigs Report. DECEMBER 1st, 2019 (x1,000 head) Item 2018 2019 2019 as % of...