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Part of a proud Canadian farming tradition, Ontario Pork represents about 1,200 pork producers who care for their animals and the environment while providing healthy, sustainable food for a hungry world.
Swine Health Area and Regional Control — colloquially known as SHARC — is a collaborative tool to help producers anticipate and avoid disease risks to their herd.
Up-to-date information and advice for Ontario pork producers regarding COVID-19.
Resources available to help you to raise awareness and reduce the risk of African Swine Fever.
Royal Winter Fair (Nov 4-13)
From November 4-13, Ontario Pork is looking to fill paid Pig Mobile shifts at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto, ON.
Big Bug Day (Nov 23)
What: Swine Health Ontario's Big Bug Day
When: Wednesday, November 23, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: The GrandWay Events Centre, Elora, ON (7445 Wellington County Rd. 21, Elora, ON)
Registration: Contact Jessica Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519-767-4600, ext. 1401; RSVP no later than November 16, 2022
Cost: FREE; Lunch and snacks are provided
This year's topics include:
For each person being registered, include your name, organization, email, phone number and attendance choice (in-person or virtual) by November 16.
Ontario Pork Congress AGM 2022
What: Ontario Pork Congress' Annual General Meeting
When: Monday, December 5, 2022, from 6:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Mitchell Golf and Country Club, 81 Frances St, Mitchell, ON
Registration: Contact Tanya at email@example.com; RSVP no later than November 25, 2022
Banff Pork Seminar (Jan 10-12)
What: Banff Pork Seminar
When: January 10-12, 2023
Where: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, AB
Program Info: https://www.banffpork.ca/program/program/
South Western Ontario Pork Conference (Feb 22)
What: South Western Ontario Pork Conference (SWOPC)
When: Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Where: University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus
Registration: More details to come
Curtis Mikel, teacher, and researcher at the Ridgetown Campus, is offering tours of the campus swine barn from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. The barn is now in its fourth year of production.
This year’s speaker program is sure to be of interest to all who attend. We have two producers speaking about their operations, Ryan Martin, and Ronald Van de Bruinhorst.
We are excited to have Chantal Farmer, research scientist in swine lactation biology from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Quebec. The Local Health Update will be presented by Dr. Ryan Tenbergen from Demeter Veterinary Services PC. After dinner, we are pleased to have Dr. John Patience, professor emeritus and global leader in swine nutrition education and research
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On November 14 and 15, Ontario Pork Board Members met with Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) at Queen’s Park to discuss four key initiatives for the pork industry.
Ontario Pork will launch a new, modern Pig Mobile educational trailer at the Royal Winter Fair in November
We are now accepting applications for the 2022-23 Ontario Pork Leadership Training program.
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