The General Manager of Manitoba Pork is encouraging farmers, both in Canada and abroad, to capitalize on opportunities to reconnect and interact with consumers.
An economist with Farm Credit Canada says, despite the prospects of higher feed costs and rising interest rates there is room cautious optimism within the pork sector.
The General Manager of Manitoba Pork is calling on farmers to seize the opportunity to interact with consumers and share the good news story of how their food is produced.
Manitoba Public Health advises a single case of H3N2 variant influenza (flu) (H3N2v) has been found in southern Manitoba. The case has been reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada in accordance with international health regulations.
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development advises that due to dry conditions in parts of the province over the past few years, livestock producers will temporarily be allowed to cut hay on Crown lands not normally designated for agricultural use.
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are advising that livestock producers who have been affected by dry conditions on pasture in Manitoba can apply for funding to support water source development under Ag Action Manitoba.
The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services is advising Canadian pork producers to consider grain prices as they make forward contracting decisions for the fall and winter months.
Farm Credit Canada says the restoration of pork processing capacity, as packing plants adjust to COVID, combined with expanding export opportunities due African Swine Fever have helped improve the outlook for Canada’s pork sector.
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) suggests the economic outlook for Canada’s hog sector looks positive amid the reopening of the Canadian economy. FCC just released 2021 Cattle and Hog Outlook Update suggests a mixed outlook.