Farmscape for February 7, 2023 Full Interview 15:44 Listen The use of advanced genetic sequencing is allowing diagnosticians to determine the pathogenicity of Streptococcus suis. Serotyping has typically been used to categorise Strep suis isolates according to the protective capsule...
Farmscape for February 2, 2023 Full Interview 17:41 Listen Researchers with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine are exploring the prospects of using play to stimulate improved health and productivity in the swine herd. The Western College of Veterinary...
Excited to share the first edition of Prairie Hog Country in 2023 February-March was uploaded to the press last week. It of course has extensive coverage from Banff Pork Seminar sessions, awards winners and hallway chats. Plus articles on...
Olymel's management is announcing the closure of two of its facilities for the further processing of pork: its Blainville and Laval plants. This decision, which is part of a reorganization undertaken in 2021 and is aimed at optimizing operations,...
Farmscape for January 31, 2023 Full Interview 11:25 Listen The new Chair of the Canadian Pork Council says priorities moving forward include strengthening the economic sustainability of the sector, addressing animal disease and developing programs to help producers deal...
Farmscape for January 27, 2023 Full Interview 11:45 Listen An independent economic analysis demonstrates money allocated to pork research in Canada is win-win for the pork sector and for government. An independent economic assessment conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation...
Farmscape for January 26, 2023 Full Interview 7:56 Listen Saskatchewan's Minister of Agriculture says the cull line being incorporated into the North 49 sow slaughtering plant in Moose Jaw provides the infrastructure to deal with market disruptions triggered by...
Farmscape for January 25, 2023 Full Interview 12:16 Listen The Agri-Food Innovation and Sustainability Enhancement Chair with the University of Saskatchewan is confident genetic improvements accomplished through gene editing will contribute to lower food prices in Canada. "Ethics, Regulators...
Farmscape for January 24, 2023 Full Interview 9:48 Listen An Associate Professor with McGill University suggests it’s important to inform the public of the enormous potential the application of gene editing technology offers agriculture. "Successes and Opportunities with Gene...
Farmscape for January 23, 2023 Full Interview 25:05 Listen A geneticist with the University of Guelph says the science of gene editing offers opportunities to strengthen the disease resistance of pigs, increase the production efficiency of swine herds and...
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