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Farmscape for January 31, 2023 Full Interview 11:25 Listen The new Chair of the Canadian Pork Council says priorities moving forward include strengthening the economic sustainability of the sector, addressing animal disease and developing programs to help producers deal...
Farmscape for January 27, 2023 Full Interview 11:45 Listen An independent economic analysis demonstrates money allocated to pork research in Canada is win-win for the pork sector and for government. An independent economic assessment conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation...
Farmscape for January 24, 2023 Full Interview 9:48 Listen An Associate Professor with McGill University suggests it’s important to inform the public of the enormous potential the application of gene editing technology offers agriculture. "Successes and Opportunities with Gene...
Farmscape for January 23, 2023 Full Interview 25:05 Listen A geneticist with the University of Guelph says the science of gene editing offers opportunities to strengthen the disease resistance of pigs, increase the production efficiency of swine herds and...
Full Interview 17:41 Listen   Farmscape for January 13, 2023 Preliminary results of research being conducted at the Prairie Swine Center shows pigs can be stimulated into engaging in play. The Western College of Veterinary Medicine and the Prairie Swine Centre,...
The Canadian Pork Council’s (CPC) Board of Directors has named a new board chair and anew vice-chair as part of the organization’s first steps into the New Year. At a board meeting in Banff, Alberta, on the eve of this...
Farmscape for January 11, 2023 Full Interview 11:45 Listen An independent economic analysis shows swine cluster research is boosting productivity in the Canadian pork sector. An independent economic assessment conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc which looked at...
Farmscape for January 9, 2023 Full Interview 8:24 Listen The Swine Health Information Center suggests North American pork producers remain the last line of defense against the introduction of African Swine Fever. As part of its January enewsletter the...
Farmscape for December 14, 2022 Full Interview 10:22 Listen The Director of Research with the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization says an in-house Vaccine Development Centre offers a number of advantages for both VIDO and Canada. The Vaccine and...
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is giving $1.5 million through its FCC AgriSpirit Fund to 85 community groups across Canada to support rural capital projects. “At FCC, we applaud all Canadian non-profit groups that invest time and energy to support their fellow...
Farmscape for December 8, 2022 Full Interview 19:44 Listen New technologies being developed on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc will allow abattoirs to classify the primal pork cuts according to their quality characteristics allowing them to be directed to...
The Czech Republic confirmed its first case of African swine fever for the first time in almost five years and veterinarians were taking measures to prevent its spread, the Czech Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday. The disease was detected...
It is well known that animals make use of chemical communication to exchange information within their environment. This chemical communication involves the production, emission and detection of these chemicals. Pigs are able to produce chemical messages (odours) from digital,...
Source: The Press Canadian meat processor Olymel announced Thursday it will close its pork processing plant on St-Jacques street in St-Hyacinthe in southwestern Quebec as part of an effort to restore profitability in its fresh pork business. The company said it...
Farmscape for November 17, 2022 Full Interview 4:43 Listen A veterinarian with South West Vets says there is an opportunity for pork producers to take advantage of the value that antibiotic-free production can add to their pigs. "Antibiotic-Free or...