Research Gives New Insight into Stress During Transport

Farmscape for September 2, 2020 Full Interview 18:47 Listen Research being conducted by the Prairie Swine Center and the Universities of Saskatchewan and Guelph are...

Why treat your manure instead of spreading it?

Hog manure is undoubtedly a valuable source of fertilizer for agriculture. On the other hand, the conventional practice of spreading it on fields generates...

Maple Leaf Foods rides retail demand to second-quarter profit

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. ("Maple Leaf Foods" or "the Company") (TSX: MFI) today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30,...

Hogs in sideways direction

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

Proposed Saskatchewan Cull Sow Slaughter Plant Offers Biosecurity and Animal Welfare Advantages

Farmscape for July 15, 2020 Full Interview 8:35 Listen A partner in Polar Pork Farms suggests the creation of a Saskatchewan based cull sow slaughtering...

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...

OIE Approves Registration of VetMAX African Swine Fever Virus Detection Kit in Diagnostics Manual

The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) recently approved the registration of the Applied Biosystems VetMAX African Swine Fever Virus Detection Kit from Thermo Fisher Scientific...

Durable Temperatures and Humidity Sensors Key for Biosecurity and Animal Welfare

Farmscape for August 17, 2020 Full Interview 14:23 Listen A Professor with the University of Saskatchewan says the ability to track temperature and humidity within...

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...

Research Targets Sow Mortality By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

There are many conditions from which sows can recover, but death isn't one of them. Apart from the psychological toll that sow losses place...
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