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.
The Chair of Manitoba Pork says, despite the challenges caused by COVID-19, public outreach will remain a top priority during 2021.
The Chair of Manitoba Pork says addressing animal disease risks and ensuring fair returns to hog producers are the organization’s priority issues heading into 2021.
The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says uncertainty over the what will happen with COVID continues to result in considerable hog market volatility.
Farm Credit Canada is once again contributing $100,000 to school meal programs across Canada as part of the Crown corporation’s annual campaign to help alleviate hunger.
The Manitoba government is seeking feedback on the proposed renewal process for legacy forage leases and renewable permits on agricultural Crown lands.
Manitobans are encouraged to learn more about where their food comes from and how their food is produced as the sixth annual Farm and Food Awareness Week officially kicks off today.
The Chief Agricultural Economist with Farm Credit Canada suggests the near-term export demand for Canadian agricultural commodities will play a key role in shaping the outlook for Canadian farm products.