Farmscape for August 29, 2022 Full Interview 19:43 Listen The Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network is advising pork producers in Manitoba to be particularly cautious when spreading manure this fall due to the high number of manure storages...
I am excited to share the news that the fourth edition of 2022 was sent to press last week. This issue of Prairie Hog Country in its 64 pages is jammed packed with all the latest hog news and...
Image 1. Alberta pork value of exports to major markets Source: Alberta Government While Canada is a strong exporter of pork, total global exports are forecast to decrease in 2022 from 2021 levels. “Global market analysis by USDA forecasts a pork production...
Farmscape for July 28, 2022 Full Interview 5:48 Listen A three-year benchmarking project being conducted by the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board will shed new light on the frequency and application of antimicrobial drugs on the province's swine farms. In...
Farmscape for July 26, 2022 Full Interview 13:40 Listen A Professor with Western College of Veterinary Medicine predicts, as the use of antibiotics decreases over the coming years, there will be a greater need to diagnose specific pathogens. The...
Farmscape for July 22, 2022 Full Interview 8:07 Listen The pork sector, government and wildlife groups in Saskatchewan have come together to address the feral pig situation before it reaches the level seen in other parts of the world....
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...
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...
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