One of the latest inductees into the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame says one of the biggest challenges facing agriculture today is keeping the public informed about what farmers are doing to ensure they continue to produce food ethically and in a way that protects the environment.
Manitoba’s Agriculture Minister estimates the province will be ready to move forward with a Targeted Growth Strategy for Agriculture within the next six to eight months.
Canada’s dairy farmers are benefiting from growing demand for various specialty products, but will have to continue to modernize and innovate to remain competitive, according to J.P. Gervais, Farm Credit Canada’s chief agricultural economist.
A Market Analyst with KG Market Analysis and Consulting says, despite the challenges, the outlook for the prairie hog industry looks very positive in the coming years.
On the heals of a difficult year for U.S. meat exports, EMI Analytics is confident lower prices will result in a turn around in 2016.
The governments of Canada and Manitoba will invest more than $582,000 in unique, state-of-the-art equipment, so a Manitoba company can transform home-grown produce into nutritious and flavorful purees.
The province is seeking input to help create a new cultural and creative industries strategy to position the province’s creative community as a driving force for economic and social development.
The National Pork Board reports it’s beginning to get a sense of the level of acceptance among producers, packers and auditors of the Common U.S. Swine Industry Audit.
The newly elected chair of Manitoba Pork says, moving forward, increasing the province’s pork production to match processing capacity and creating a hog industry income stabilization program will be among his top priorities.