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Ontario Pork Chair and Vice Chair Appointed

GUELPH, ONTARIO (April 13, 2016) – The Ontario Pork Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Amy Cronin was re-elected as Chair and Eric Schwindt was re-elected as Vice Chair at yesterday’s board meeting. As well, Chris Cossitt from Grey Bruce was appointed as board member for zone three in March. Other board members include Doug Ahrens, John de Bruyn,...
April 13, 2016 0 Comments

North American Producers Committed to Responsible Pork Production

April 11, 2016,(Ottawa, Ont) - At a recent meeting in Whistler, British Columbia, North American pork producer leaders confirmed their industry’s common focus on producing nutritious, sustainable and affordable pork. Hosted by the Canadian Pork Council (CPC), the meeting was attended by representatives of the CPC, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) of the...
April 12, 2016 0 Comments

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...
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...
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...

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...

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...
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