So far this summer in Alberta, extreme heat has not been an issue, but every summer, hot spells and humidity can quickly pose a challenge for maintaining animal welfare in transportation. For example, in the week ahead, weather forecasts for...
Key appointment enhances Topigs Norsvin Business Development team. In February of 2022, Tassi Edwards joined the Topigs Norsvin team on a part time basis providing technical  assistance at several of our multiplication sites in Ontario. After excelling at this position,...
Farmscape for July 21, 2022 Full Interview 11:57 Listen Research conducted by the Western College of Veterinary Medicine indicates grower-finisher pigs can be stimulated to engage in play. The Western College of Veterinary Medicine, in partnership with the Prairie Swine...
You may recall, New Standard Ag recently remodeled a hog barn at Greenwald Colony. However, you might not know the family connection the Kurbis’ have with Greenwald Colony. We recently had a chance to visit more with the folks...
Farmscape for July 20, 2022 Full Interview 8:41 Listen The Executive Director of the Alberta Invasive Species Council says strategic coordinated trapping is the most effective way to control populations of feral pigs. Wild pigs are considered to be...
The Canadian pig genetics company Alliance Genetics Canada and the Danish pig genetics company DanBred have entered into a valuable collaboration to establish DanBred Canada. The same trusted partner you already know, but now with more than 120 years of...
Brazilian food company BRF received approval to ship pork to Canada, according to a statement sent to Reuters on Wednesday, as Canada opens up for more Brazilian meat imports. It is the second Canadian authorization granted to BRF this year....
The level of contamination with mycotoxins such as deoxynivalenol (DON, "vomitoxin") can vary from year to year depending on field management, growing conditions and grain storage. Pigs are quite sensitive to the toxicity of DON. Toxic levels of DON...
 Canada’s agriculture industry is in a good position to weather  inflationary pressures and higher interest rates, according to Farm  Credit Canada’s (FCC) chief economist Craig Klemmer in reference to this article on Swineweb.com: https://www.swineweb.com/producers-can-adapt-to-the-new-economic-reality-in-canadian-agriculture/   About our Guest: Craig Klemmer is a...
Novus International, Inc., is expanding its team in Canada to better serve its customers in that country. Katie Hirtle joined Novus this month as the senior sales specialist for Eastern Canada. She will work with dairy, swine, and poultry customers...
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