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Uncertainty Over COVID Continues to Result in Hog Market Volatility

Farmscape for October 29, 2020 Full Interview 7:31 Listen The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says uncertainty over the what will happen...

Pork Producers Reminded of Risks of Feeding Kitchen Scraps to Pigs

Farmscape for October 28, 2020 Full Interview 11:08 Listen The Canadian Pork Council is reminding pork producers, particularly small scale backyard producers, of the risks...

Shifting Global Agri-Food Trade Policy Threatens Canadian Agriculture

Farmscape for October 27, 2020 Full Interview 14:00 Listen   Agri-Food Economic Systems warms Canadian agriculture is at risk from shifting global agri-food trade policy. An...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Cold Storage, October 26th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   At the end of September, Pork in U.S. Cold Storage was down 22% from a year ago, 466,674...

Best Practices: How Do You Measure Up? By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

Just when you think you have all the answers, someone changes the questions. That’s true of the rapidly evolving pork business, where keeping up...

Greg Wideman from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, AMU Reduction : Tailor Fitting The...

The efforts to reduce antimicrobial usage (AMU) in pig production are continuing. Reducing AMU at an individual herd level may not work best with...

Individual Sow Feeding Cuts Feed Costs While Maintaining Performance

Farmscape for October 26, 2020 Full Interview 9:55 Listen By focussing on the nutritional needs of the individual sow, pork producers can reduce costs while...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Powerhouses- October 19th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Successful Farming yearly does a list of the Top 40 swine producers in the U.S. It’s a regional...

Alternative Feeds Influence Greenhouse Gas Output of Pork Production

Farmscape for October 16, 2020 Full Interview 12:53 Listen Research conducted by the University of Saskatchewan shows including low cost high fibre feed ingredients in...

Genomic selection for disease resilience using measures of antibody (Ab) response

Chad Bierman, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc.   Disease is a major contributor to increased costs in the swine industry. For example, the cost estimated from the...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Export Sales Explode, October 13th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week the U.S. sold 60,200 metric tonnes of pork. The highest amount this year and the highest...

Genesus Global Technical Report- Data Integrity and Genetic Evaluation Systems

By: Everestus Akanno, PhD., Geneticist, Genesus Inc.   The success of pig genetic improvement programs depends heavily on the continued generation, collection, and analysis of industry-wide...

Swine nutrition companies unite to support producers

Bringing together enhanced resources to support swine producers across Canada and into the U.S. is the focus of a new partnership between two innovation-focused...

Biosecurity Key to Reduced PED Transmission

Farmscape for October 7, 2020 Full Interview 12:13 Listen The Manager of Swine Health Programs with Manitoba Pork credits a dramatic reduction in the number...

PED Cases Trending Downward in Manitoba

Farmscape for October 6, 2020 Full Interview 12:13 Listen The Manager of Swine Health Programs with Manitoba Pork is hopeful the reduced number of Porcine...