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CCSI Adopts Updated Strategic Plan

Farmscape for August 12, 2020 Full Interview 18:54 Listen The Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement has approved a new three to five year strategic plan....

Commonality of Strep Zoo Makes Tracking Origin a Challenge

Farmscape for August 10, 2020 Full Interview 11:05 Listen An Adjunct Professor with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine says, because Streptococcus zooepidemicus, is common...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Mega Producer Exits, August 10th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday it was announced that Goldsboro Milling – Maxwell Foods would be exiting the Swine Industry. A...

Greg Wideman from South West Ontario Veterinary Services,Feeding High Zinc: Does It Really Increase...

As we move away from the preventive use of antimicrobials for enteric disease in post-wean pigs there has been more dependence on the inclusion...

Genesus Global Market Report Canada, August 2020

Genesus Global Market Report Canada, August 2020 Bob Fraser – Sales & Service, Genesus Ontario bfraser@genesus.com   In my last two commentaries I’ve suggested the industry was a mess, maybe...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Prices Gain Strength, August 4th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics When you are an optimist you look for the positive. Last week, Thursday to Thursday U.S. National Base...

Brent Jones from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Aussies “Kick The Tires” On Group...

Around the time of the Brexit induced UK general election there was some discussion of promoting legislation that would ban the use of farrowing...

Subunit Technology Based COVID-19 Vaccine Now Being Tested

Farmscape for July 31, 2020 Full Interview 16:16 Listen Researchers with VIDO-InterVac expect to begin human trials of a new COVID-19 Vaccine this fall. The...

On-Farm Demonstrations Quench Thirst for Water Knowledge By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation...

Water is something that’s easy to take for granted…unless you’re the one footing the bill. As pork producers grapple with razor-thin margins, cutting costs...

Ontario continues fight against invasive wild pigs

The push continues to prevent the establishment of one of the most serious threats that Ontario's natural environment could face — wild pigs. Destructive, clever,...

Pork Producers Invited to Assist in Sow Culling Study

Farmscape for July 29, 2020 Full Interview 5:51 Listen Canada's pork producers are being invited to participate in a survey to help identify and address...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Sow Slaughter Continues to Accelerate, July 27th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics June U.S. Sow Slaughter was 294,500, up from last year's 241,900 - that’s 52,000 more sows gone to...

Kevin Vilaca from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Sow Herd Flu Vaccine Shows Promise

The clinical effects of Influenza Type A (IAV) on the pig's respiratory system are well known. Reproductive failure due to infection with influenza A...

More Durable Swine Transport Trailer Sensors Ready for Testing

Farmscape for July 22, 2020 Full Interview 14:23 Listen Scientists working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc are preparing to test a third generation of...

Why choose Total Swine Genetics for your boars

Why choose TSG for your boars 1. Risk Management Many genetics companies are choosing to house boars in more than one facility. This duality...