Manitoba Agriculture reports, with spring planting virtually compete, more rain and more consistent heat is needed to maximize yield potential.
Manitoba Agriculture reports crop development across the province has been quite variable due to spotty soil moisture conditions.
Farm Credit Canada is contributing $100,000 to school meal programs across Canada as part of FCC Drive Away Hunger.
Federal funding allocated for market development will help maintain the Canadian red meat sector’s global competitive position.
Scientists working in partnership with Swine Innovation Porc are looking to identify the management practices that will improve the productivity of sows housed in groups and improve the vitality and health of their piglets.
As part of its new five year plan, the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network will focus on the creation of a swine health data repository.
The Director of VIDO-InterVac says efforts aimed at developing vaccines to protect pigs from African Swine Fever are resulting in cautious optimism.
The Manager of the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network says two rings of biosecurity are needed to protect the North American swine herd from the threat posed by foreign animals diseases.
Research is now underway to identify the reasons for an increase in sow mortality over the past decade.