KINCARDINE — The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing nearly $3 million in three new initiatives as part of a coordinated effort to enhance biosecurity and support the provincial pork sector’s African swine fever (ASF) prevention and emergency preparedness efforts.
AgScape, in collaboration with Ontario Pork, is excited to launch its latest in-classroom educational resource, a Teacher’s Guide for Grades 5-10.
The news that pigs in the Dominican Republic tested positive for the animal disease African swine fever (ASF) is raising alarm bells for Canadian pork producers. ASF has been spreading throughout pork-producing countries in Europe and Asia and has reached the western hemisphere for the first time in 40 years.
Version 4.0 of AgManifest will go live Wednesday, June 23 at 11pm. AgManifest website may be down between 10pm and 12am while system upgrades. New features include Record of Livestock Movement fields and tag entry capabilities. Contact Laura with any questions or to get an account.
With warmer weather here, Ontario Pork would like to remind producers and transporters of warm weather protocols for pig transport. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) enforces load density based on the Transportation Code of Practice for Livestock which states load density must be reduced in hot and humid weather.
GUELPH, ONTARIO (April 6, 2021) – The Ontario Pork Board of Directors welcomes incoming Chair John de Bruyn and Vice-Chair Arno Schober.
Ontario Pork's Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. The meeting will be held virtually. See here for the agenda.
December 29, 2020 – Food programs across Ontario will be able to help more people this holiday season thanks to more than $55,000 in donations made on behalf of the province’s pork producers.