The chair of Manitoba Pork says the introduction of mandatory pig movement reporting will help enhance the competitive position of Canadian pork in international markets.
The director of risk management with h@ms Marketing Services reports, despite higher available supplies of pork than one year ago, fears over PED continue to drive the markets for live hogs.
The director of risk management with h@ms Marketing Services says, despite a slide over the past couple of weeks in both the cash and futures markets, returns for live hogs remain profitable.
Pork producers are being encouraged to consider taking advantage of the current strong hog market by locking in prices on the futures market for a portion of their production.
The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) announced a new 10-year plan to capitalize on the world’s growing appetite for healthier oils and protein.
The president of Olymel says despite increasing competition, especially from the United States, the future for the Canadian pork industry looks bright.
The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is celebrating the one year anniversary of an open market for wheat and barley in western Canada.
Canadian producers will immediately benefit from the newly secured market access for live cattle to Ukraine, announced Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast.
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced that a producer check-off will be in place for August 1, 2012, to fund research, market development, and technical assistance for the western Canadian grain industry.