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10/30/2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Managing the gut for health & productivity

Join LRIC and the Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph for the Third and Final Event in our Seminar Series on Gut Health. The focus will be on swine and ruminant microbiota and their impact on animal and human health.
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11/2/2018

45th Ontario Junior Swine Show (RAWF)

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Toronto
Friday November 2, 2018

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11/7/2018

Temporary Foreign Worker Program LMIA workshops

Review of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, guided LMIA applications with face to face assistance in small groups in 3 locations. Fee is $20.00/person. Registration is required as this will be limited to 12 people per meeting.

November 7- Listowel –St. Joseph’s Church  (1-4 pm)
November 14- Innerkip Community Center (1-4pm)
November 21 – Watford Community Center (1-4pm)
To register, contact: Donna Kaczmarczyk... 519-272-1532  dkaczmarczyk@Southwestvets.ca
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11/21/2018

Temporary Foreign Worker Program LMIA workshops

Review of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, guided LMIA applications with face to face assistance in small groups in 3 locations. Fee is $20.00/person. Registration is required as this will be limited to 12 people per meeting.

November 7- Listowel –St. Joseph’s Church  (1-4 pm)
November 14- Innerkip Community Center (1-4pm)
November 21 – Watford Community Center (1-4pm)
To register, contact: Donna Kaczmarczyk... 519-272-1532  dkaczmarczyk@Southwestvets.ca
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11/27/2018 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Big Bug

African Swine Fever – the current situation and risks to the North American swine industry, PRRS 2018 in Ontario and Quebec

Anti-microbial usage – what’s right around the corner and benchmarking in Ontario

Please pre-register with Donna at 519-272-1532

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11/28/2018 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

OPIC HR Series - Starting new Employees Seminar

Starting new Employees Seminar

November 28, 2018 (2:30-5:30pm) Mitchell Comm. Center

www.opic.on.ca/coming-events
andrea.opic@gmail.com
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12/3/2018

Middlesex County Producer Meeting

Middlesex County Producer Meeting

Dec 3

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12/4/2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Group Sow Housing Seminar

This seminar will feature practical information on various aspects of group housing. The program will focus on overcoming many of the common challenges that arise with group housing, as well as management techniques to help make the transition period and years to follow smooth for you and your herd. Whether you are somewhere in the planning stages, have recently converted, or are a group housing veteran, this program has something for you!

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12/7/2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

African Swine Fever Town Hall Call

Topics covered will included:
• A global update
• ASF facts, transmission risks and how to identify the disease
• What actions are being taken on a provincial and national level

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Ontario ag says "thank you for supporting local" Ontario ag says "thank you for supporting local"

Ontario farmers said "thank you for supporting local" to Toronto commuters in Union Station this morning. Pictured is Ag Minister Ernie Hardeman with Ontairo pork farmer Chris Cossitt giving out bacon and egg breakfast sandwiches.
Friends of the Foodbank, Ontario pork donation Friends of the Foodbank, Ontario pork donation

Ontario pork feeding Ontario Families! 924 cases of fresh pork off to Ontario food banks. Grateful to all those who donated. #ontarioporkproud #friendsofthefoodbank #porkdonation. The Ontario Pork Friends of the Foodbank program started as "Donate a Hog" in 1998, and has been going strong...
Ontario’s Finest Butcher Ontario’s Finest Butcher

Bolstering the artisan skills of the trade was on the agenda yesterday at Halenda’s Meats in Mississauga where competitors squared off to determine who the finalists will be for this year’s Ontario’s Finest Butcher Competition. The competition was hosted by Ontario Independent...
Hog Jog raised $54,000 for The Local Hog Jog raised $54,000 for The Local

This year's Hog Jog final tally was $54,000 - exceeding their highest expectations! Thank you to the organizers, all the event volunteers, sponsors and, of course, the runners who raised a record sum for The Local Community Food Centre.
Pig Mobile at the CNE Pig Mobile at the CNE

The Ontario Pork Pig Mobile is at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto August 17 through September 3. Come by the CNE Farm, talk to a farmer and learn all about pigs. We have pigs at all life stages from 2 week old piglets to market-weight hogs and a great group of pig farmers to...
Mental Health Resource Guide Mental Health Resource Guide

Ontario Pork and OPIC have created a discrete pocket-sized guide of Ontario's mental health resources. If you'd like a stack to keep on hand, we'd be happy to send you some. The guide is also available online here.   If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs immediate...

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