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Saskatchewan Producers Supportive of Proposed Cull Sow Slaughtering Facility

Farmscape for June 5, 2020 Full Interview 5:40 Listen The Saskatchewan Pork Development Board says news that Donald's Fine Foods is looking into the prospects...

CWSHIN Now Able to Benchmark Frequency of Swine Syndromes

Farmscape for June 4, 2020 Full Interview 27:22 Listen The Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network is now able to benchmark the various syndromes reported...

When Quality Counts, Count on Technology, By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

As a marketing slogan, “quality is overrated” never caught on, and for good reason. To pork consumers and producers, quality is king. As science...

CQA full validations set to resume

Over the last two months, as Canada has responded to and learned more about the COVID-19 virus, regions of Canada are starting to implement...

Vaccination Offers Best Defense Against Seasonal Flu

Farmscape for June 2, 2020 Full Interview 16:12 Listen A Veterinary Pathologist with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine says the annual flu shot is...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Weights Continue to Baffle, June 1st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we observed that U.S. harvest weights were decreasing. This totally baffles us. There is no doubt...

Survey Expected to Identify Areas for Environmental Improvement

Farmscape for June 1, 2020 Full Interview 21:21 Listen A survey being conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc will provide a clearer indication of...

New manual for B.C.: Small Lot Pork Producer Management & Production

Program development led by Prairie Swine Health Services A new Small Lot Pig Producer Program has been unveiled to provide valuable guidance for small lot...

Canadian Pig Production Practices Survey Set for Launch

Farmscape for May 28, 2020 Full Interview 21:21 Listen The "Canadian Pig Production Practices Survey for Improved Economic and Environmental Viability" is set to be...

Efforts to Contain Coronavirus Helping Slow Influenza

Farmscape for May 26, 2020 Full Interview 16:12 Listen A Veterinary Pathologist with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine says efforts to contain the spread...

Gut Check: Why the Microbiome MattersBy Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

Like humans, pigs are complex creatures. The more we understand our animals, the better we can support them, and healthier pigs mean healthier profits....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistant Program (CFAP)

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics About a month ago President Trump and Ag Secretary Perdue announced the Coronavirus Food Assistant Program (CFAP). At...

Revamped Clinical Impressions Survey Increases Veterinary Response Rate

Farmscape for May 25, 2020 Full Interview 27:22 Listen Improvements made by the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network to its quarterly Clinical Impressions Survey...

Genesus Global Technical Report: Dietary Energy Considerations For Genesus Full Program Pigs Part 1:...

By: Clarence Froese, MSc., P.Ag., Director of Nutrition, Genesus Inc.   Energy is the most expensive component of a pig's diets, comprising about 50% of the...