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HAMS Marketing Services Reports Improved Profitability

Farmscape for September 29, 2020   Full Interview 9:54 Listen The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says the just released USDA Quarterly Hogs...

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...

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...

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...

CWSHIN Advises Pork Producers to be Aware of Aujeszky’s Disease

Farmscape for September 16, 2020 Full Interview 21:40 Listen The Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network is advising pork producers to be aware of the...

FCC Releases Farmland Values Mid-Year Review

Farmscape for September 15, 2020 Full Interview 10:48 Listen The Chief Agricultural Economist with Farm Credit Canada suggests a moderate increase in the average value...

New Initiative Focuses on Early ASF Detection

Farmscape for September 8, 2020 Full Interview 15:08 Listen A new foreign animal disease surveillance effort will help speed up the detection of African Swine...

Time to invest in market-transport biosecurity

Grow-finish farms are the last segment of hog production to enact strict biosecurity protocols. That needs to change, reports Mike Eisenmenger, DVM, Swine Vet...

Various Strategies Help Minimize Impact of COVID-19 Related Pork Processing Plant Slowdowns

Farmscape for August 26, 2020 Full Interview 10:42 Listen The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says a range of strategies are helping...

Shut down Maple Leaf Foods for a 2-week clean, say workers at Brandon plant

Single mom cries every day over worries she'll bring COVID-19 home to her son Diwa Marcelino, an organizer with Migrante Manitoba, says Maple Leaf workers...
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