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Farm property incursions are a risk to animals and families

Farm property incursions are a risk to animals and families

Livestock groups and other farm organizations in Ontario will continue to work with each other, police and government to support the rights of farmers to protect their property from illegal activities.
May 3, 2019 0 Comments
Ontario Pork funds seven new swine research projects

Ontario Pork funds seven new swine research projects

The Ontario Pork Research Committee is pleased to announce that it will fund seven swine-focused research projects this year. The projects include a study of pig feeder space ratios in Ontario nursery and finisher barns; testing methods to identify feed ingredients; and investigating improvements to Streptococcus suis autogenous vaccines. 
April 16, 2019 0 Comments
OP Leadership group visits Queen's Park

OP Leadership group visits Queen's Park

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Ontario Pork’s Leadership Training Group – Class 2018/19 participated in the government relations training session held at Queen’s Park in Toronto. Participants met with Hon. Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, MPP for Oxford, Randy Pettapiece, MPP for Perth-Wellington, Parliamentary Assistant to...
April 12, 2019 0 Comments
Canadian Pork Council applauds investments for sector

Canadian Pork Council applauds investments for sector

“We’d like to thank Minister Bibeau for taking the time to meet with pork producers and leaders of the industry. The projects announced will further strengthen the Canadian Pork Excellence platform and contribute to growing the Canadian economy,” explains Rick Bergmann, Canadian Pork Council Chair.
April 10, 2019 0 Comments
Government of Canada helps strengthen the Canadian Pork Industry

Government of Canada helps strengthen the Canadian Pork Industry

Today, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of over $6 million to help the Canadian Pork industry harness innovation to boost production, strengthen public trust, and expand markets for Canadian pork at home and abroad.
April 10, 2019 0 Comments
Ontario Pork Awards 2019

Ontario Pork Awards 2019

Ontario Pork awarded its producer and industry awards at their annual banquet March 19, 2019. Recognized this year was Clare Schlegel and Dr. Robert Friendship. 

 

March 22, 2019 0 Comments
Canadian pork producers thankful for government’s efforts to prevent African swine fever from impacting the industry

Canadian pork producers thankful for government’s efforts to prevent African swine fever from impacting the industry

The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) is pleased to hear that the capacity to detect meat in Canadian ports of entry will significantly increase with this funding. “On behalf of Canadian pork producers, the CPC...
African Swine Fever (ASF)

African Swine Fever (ASF)

African swine fever is very contagious and is killing pigs and wild boars in Africa, Asia and parts of Europe. Let’s work together so African swine fever does not make its way to Canada!
Keep ASF Out - social media campaign

Keep ASF Out - social media campaign

Help spread the word about how to keep foreign animal disease out of Canada. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is in the middle of a great social media educational campaign on travel, biosecurity and farm...
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