A winter wheat breeder with the University of Manitoba says a new fusarium resistant winter wheat offers farmers a new tool for dealing with fusarium head blight.
Research conducted by the Research and Development Institute for the Agri-Environment has shown biological filtration to be an effective option for removing various contaminants from the air of swine barns.
The U.S. based National Pork Board reports porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome remains one of the most difficult disease challenges facing U.S. pork producers.
The Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network says the software that allows swine veterinarians to share information on emerging disease issues also serves to ensure individual farms are not identifiable.
The Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network says software being used to allow swine veterinarians across Canada to share information on emerging swine disease trends offers a range of additional management options.
Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives (MAFRI) is strongly encouraging farmers to follow best management and disease-prevention practices prior to seeding their 2013 canola crop.
The Canadian Swine Health Board reports data collected through the Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network is shedding new light on a common infection that affects swine herds.
A PRRS Area Regional Control Coordinator with the Canadian Association of Swine Veterinarians says Canada’s pork producers are recognizing the value of working together to help reduce the spread of disease within their industry.
The Canadian Swine Health Board is optimistic the effort to reduce the risk of disease impacting Canada’s swine herd will receive the funding necessary to allow it to continue.
The Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network reports a disease simulation workshop has raised questions over who would take the lead in the event of an animal health emergency.