Monday, October 14, 2019

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Ontario’s Environmental Farm Plan has driven fundamental change in practices, program delivery

Guelph – The Environmental Farm Plan (EFP), one of Ontario agriculture’s flagship programs, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The EFP, which has been adapted across Canada and its workbook shared with more than 30 countries, provides training, self-assessment, and action plan development for 23 environmental areas on and around the farm and...
April 12, 2016 0 Comments

Ontario Pork ushers in era of change and accountability with release of inaugural Social Responsibility Report

Guelph, March 22, 2016 — As stewards of the land and caretakers of animals, Ontario pork producers have long understood the importance of adopting sound environmental and social practices to grow their business. Striving to meet the evolving needs of the marketplace, they continue to challenge themselves to further enhance their commitment to sustainable...
March 22, 2016 0 Comments

Ontario Pork donates 65,000+ servings of pork to Ontario food banks

In February, Ontario Pork donated 21,573 lbs of fresh, ground pork to Ontario's food banks. This provided 65,376 servings of pork to Ontarians in need. The donation was distributed to 73 food banks across Southwestern and Central Ontario. Processing partners for this donation were Sofina Foods and Leadbetter Foods. "Protein is by far the most needed item by Ontario food...
March 3, 2016 0 Comments

CPC Revamps On-Farm Programs

February 29, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) Following its commitment of continuous improvement to industry on-farm programs, the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) is introducing enhanced Food Safety/Biosecurity and Animal Care programs.  “Canadian hog farmers are dedicated to the highest quality standards and can demonstrate their compliance with national standards for food...
February 29, 2016 0 Comments

Telephone Town Hall on PED and Senecavirus - February 22nd

Ontario Pork will host a Telephone Town Hall on Monday, February 22nd between 12:00 and 1:00PM EST for the pork industry. This call will provide an update on PED and the Seneca Valley virus. Topics to be discussed include the following:

February 18, 2016 0 Comments

Canadian Pork Excellence

Following our commitment of continuous improvement to industry on-farm programs, the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) is pleased to introduce the revised Food Safety/Biosecurity and Animal Care programs. The revised programs present the same proven content that has garnered respect and benefited the...
February 16, 2016 0 Comments

Ontario Encouraging Fire Safety for Barn Owners

Barn fires can cause a devastating loss of livestock and assets for owners in addition to emotional and economic hardships for families, businesses and communities. There are best practices to follow to reduce...

Canadian Pork Council Annual Report

CANADIAN PORK COUNCIL ANNUAL REPORT Topics Include: Trade Chairman's report Swine health initiative Traceability Domestic marketing Swine Innovation Pork

National SOW Housing Conversion Project

The National Sow Housing Conversion Project (NSHCP) is a four year project, designed to document barn conversions and existing group housing systems across Canada. The project is now in its second year, and is...