The General Manger of Manitoba Pork says the identification of two rare strains of Influenza virus in humans in Manitoba poses a minimal risk to humans.
Two separate cases of variant influenza (flu) viruses have been found in two unrelated individuals in different communities in southern Manitoba. One is a case of human influenza A(H1N2)v and one is a case of human influenza A(H1N1)v.
A new report from Farm Credit Canada indicates the Canadian food and beverage sector is well positioned to take advantage of the new marketing opportunities that will be created as the global economy opens back up.
A just released Farm Credit Canada report shows the global pandemic has resulted in losses but it has also created new opportunities for Canada’s food and beverage sector. The FCC Food and Beverage Report 2021 examines opportunities within Canada’s food and beverage sector amid challenges created by the global pandemic.
Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development, and Manitoba Conservation and Climate advise that soil temperatures have risen to the point that effective March 24, the restriction for the application of nutrients, including livestock manure to agricultural land across Manitoba, has been lifted.
Canada’s farmland market remained strong and stable during a year marked by economic turbulence caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Farmland Values Report.
Farm Credit Canada is now accepting applications from registered charities and non-profit organizations in rural Canada for the FCC AgriSpirit Fund. The fund will award $1.5 million in funding this year.
The General Manager of Manitoba Pork says he has witnessed a tremendous evolution the province’s pork sector over the past 16 years. Manitoba Pork is the organization that represents the interests of the province’s pork sector.
The Chair of Manitoba Pork says focusing on biosecurity remains key to keeping the number of cases of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea low in Manitoba. Since mid-February 2014, when Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea was first identified in Manitoba, stakeholders within the province’s Pork sector have been working to control the infection.
The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says early indications are that 2021 will be a much more profitable year for pork producers than 2020 was. COVID-19 was the dominant factor influencing live hog prices over the past year.