Canada’s Defence Against Foreign Animal Disease Continues to Build

Farmscape for September 28, 2020 Full Interview 9:18 Listen Canada's preparedness for African Swine Fever and other foreign animal diseases continues to strengthen. The spread...

The pros and cons of central exhaust systems in pig barns

Central exhaust systems are a commonly used ventilation method in pig barns. But how do they work and what are the advantages and disadvantages...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, September 1 USDA Hogs and Pigs Report Defies Logic, September...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics On Thursday just after the USDA September 1st Hogs and Pigs Report was released, I was talking on...

Incursion of ASF into Germany Highlights Importance of Biosecurity

Farmscape for September 25, 2020 Full Interview 9:18 Listen The Veterinary Council with the Canadian Pork Council says the spread of African Swine Fever into...

Prairie Hog Country- October/November 2020 Edition

Happy to share that the October/November core section of Prairie Hog Country has been uploaded to the press. It will be in the hands...

Some Audits are a Good Thing…Really! By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

A tax audit may be even less welcome than PEDv, but some audits are better than others. For pork producers, the good kind is...

Finding the right pig for the right system

Client profile: Hypor Libra* Location: Germany Farm Size: 400 sows, farrow to feeder (30 kg) In Germany, where loose housing systems are legally mandated, pig temperament is...

Price negotiating power balance hurts producers

All business relationships contain a balance of power. In the Alberta hog industry, over time, the power has swung from an equitable place for...

New Vaccine Delivery Method for Sows Expected to Interest Semen Suppliers

Farmscape for September 23, 2020 Full Interview 7:28 Listen A research scientist with VIDO-InterVac is confident a promising new approach to vaccinating sows will be...

Pig code review complete

The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) is a collaborative partnership of diverse stakeholders from across Canada, including the Canadian Pork Council (CPC), that...
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