The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services is crediting a recent rally in live hog prices to increased U.S. hog slaughter capacity that’s been ramping up over the past couple of months.
Manitoba Pork is encouraging its members to voice their support the provincial government’s “Red Tape Reduction and Government Efficiency Act” during public hearings planned for next week.
Manitoba Agriculture reports farmers across the province made good progress with the harvest over the past week.
In an effort to help farmers reduce the risk of barn fires, the Manitoba Farm Safety Program is now offering infrared barn inspections.
Manitoba Agriculture reports following rain delays over the past couple of weeks, harvesting operations have resumed in most areas of the province.
The Manager of Swine Health Programs with Manitoba Pork says dealing with a new more virulent strain of PRRS has become one of the Manitoba Pork industry’s top priorities.
Manitoba Agriculture reports rain that delayed the harvest across much of the province last week will give crops that have not yet fully matured a final boost and help get fall work moving forward.
Heighten biosecurity and expanded open communication have proved key to managing the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea outbreak that has spread throughout southeastern and central Manitoba.
Innovation, creativity and business savvy were on display at the Great Manitoba Food Fight this past week as four local food and beverage entrepreneurs were awarded the opportunity to receive support to commercialize their own made-in-Manitoba products.
The Human Resources and Training Coordinator with Manitoba Pork says it’s important for swine barn workers dealing with the stresses of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea to focus on maintaining their own health.