Farmscape for May 25, 2022 Full Interview 5:48 Listen An antimicrobial use benchmarking project will allow Saskatchewan's pork producers to compare their on-farm use of antibiotics to others in the province and across Canada. A first of its kind...
Preventing the spread of wild pigs in Ontario is an important opportunity for Ontario. Wild pigs are considered one of the most damaging invasive species in North America and have been called an ‘ecological train wreck’ for the sheer damage...
A Saskatchewan pilot project is testing new technologies that will help pork producers improve biosecurity and protect their herds from disease. Farm Health Guardian and Saskatchewan Pork Development Board (Sask Pork) are collaborating to trial truck movement recording technologies...
Farmscape for May 19, 2022 Full Interview 12:17 Listen An Associate Professor with the University of Saskatchewan says wild pigs are easily the most destructive invasive large mammal on the plant. Manitoba Pork, in partnership with the federal and provincial...
Farmscape for May 18, 2022 Full Interview 7:21 Listen Pork producers around the world are expected to be the main beneficiaries of research aimed at developing new subunit vaccines to protect pigs from Lawsonia intracellularis. Researchers with the Western...
Is good management better than good dirt? 5 ways to improve your farm profitability As farm managers, we know that there are many factors that are simply out of our control. Weather, geography, market prices — these all seem to...
Bringing By-O-reg+ and other leading-edge all-natural solutions to boost profits for Canadian producers. Canadian farmers across cattle, swine, and poultry sectors are poised to benefit from an expanded availability of innovative feed technology solutions supporting animal health, performance, and profitability. U.S....
There are a number of zoonotic infectious diseases that have the ability to cross from animals to humans and humans to animals. “Zoonotic spillover” describes the transmission of a pathogen from a vertebrate animal to a human. Examples of Zoonotic...
Sask Pork is undertaking a first-of-its-kind in Saskatchewan benchmarking project, thanks to funding from the Agriculture Development Fund (ADF). Sask Pork will receive $150,000 over three years to evaluate antibiotic use on Saskatchewan hog farms. “We are so pleased to...
Farmscape for May 10, 2022 Full Interview 9:50 Listen A new Manitoba Pork initiative is encouraging the public to assist in the task of identifying populations of wild pigs. Manitoba Pork, in partnership with the federal and provincial governments,...
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