Keystone Agricultural Producers’ 2017 annual meeting will be held January 25 and 26 (Wednesday and Thursday) at the Delta Winnipeg. It will start at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and conclude at 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
The Manager of Quality Assurance and Animal Care Programs with Manitoba Pork says minimizing aggression in group housing requires a holistic approach.
The Chief Agricultural Economist with Farm Credit Canada says the weak Canadian dollar and continuing strong exports markets helped Canadian pork producers outperform their U.S. counterparts in 2016.
The Chair of Swine Innovation Porc says added federal funding for pork industry research will bolster several projects currently in progress.
Dow AgroSciences has unveiled a new class of canola which produces a higher quality canola meal.
The chair of the Banff Pork Seminar Organizing Committee says the Banff Pork Seminar has evolved into a meeting of global significance.
The Chair of Manitoba Pork says ensuring consumers are aware of the issues surrounding the production of the food they eat will be a high priority for Manitoba’s pork industry in 2017.
Canadian agriculture benefited from a relatively low dollar throughout 2016 and this trend is expected to continue into 2017, according to J.P. Gervais, Farm Credit Canada’s chief agricultural economist.
The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services credits the efforts of U.S. pork processors and producers for maintaining a smooth flow of hogs moving to slaughter during the holiday season.
The 2017 Banff Pork Seminar kicks off Tuesday, January 10, at the Banff Springs Hotel. The theme for this year’s event is “Innovative and Sustainable Solutions for an Evolving Industry.