Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    

What's New

Assocations' Annual Meetings & Zone 2 Elections

All the 2019 Annual Association Meetings have been posted on our events calendar. They will all be taking place in January/February leading up to to Ontario Pork's Annual General Meeting March 19-20. Come out for information on your industry and a social time with fellow producers.

This is a zone 2 election year.

January 7, 2019 0 Comments
New rules for the access and use of veterinary drugs

New rules for the access and use of veterinary drugs

Health Canada is changing regulations and policies regarding the access and use of medically important antimicrobials in animals. As of December 1, 2018, all medically important antimicrobials will have prescription status and only be available from your veterinarian, or pharmacy.
December 4, 2018 0 Comments
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!
January 25, 2019 0 Comments
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.
October 3, 2018 0 Comments
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 ever...
September 20, 2018 0 Comments
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 Meat...
September 11, 2018 0 Comments
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...
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...
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...
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