Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    

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Ontario Government Announces New Elora Research Facility

Ontario Government Announces New Elora Research Facility

The Province of Ontario has committed $12 million to the construction of a new swine research barn at Elora. Ontario Pork will contribute $3 million to the project and the new barn will replace facilities at Arkell, south of Guelph. Pictured: Randy Pettapiece, Malcolm Campbell, John de Bruyn, Minister Hardeman, Dr. Franco Vaccarino.

July 2, 2019 0 Comments
An Era of Change & Accountability

An Era of Change & Accountability

Ontario Pork is the first livestock commodity group in the province to commit to setting benchmarks in areas that measure economic performance, environmental stewardship, animal care, worker well-being, community ties and farm management. We're proud to say that Ontario’s pork producers are firmly committed to socially responsible practices achieved through education,...
April 2, 2019 0 Comments
Swine Health Ontario New Manager – Bethany Davidson-Eng

Swine Health Ontario New Manager – Bethany Davidson-Eng

Swine Health Ontario (SHO) is pleased to announce Bethany Davidson-Eng, Ph.D, P. Ag as the new Manager of Swine Health Ontario. SHO is a leadership team dedicated to ensuring the Ontario industry has a global competitive advantage through swine health excellence.
July 2, 2019 0 Comments
Canadian pork exports to China temporarily suspended by CFIA as a precaution

Canadian pork exports to China temporarily suspended by CFIA as a precaution

Canadian pork producers were informed today that China will no longer be accepting Canadian pork products due to concerns regarding the validity of an export certificate. As a result, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has stopped issuing export certificates to China for all pork and beef products as of June 25, 2019. This halt in Canadian exports is not the result of a...
June 26, 2019 0 Comments
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...
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...
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...
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...
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