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Pig Mobile at the CNE

Pig Mobile at the CNE

The Ontario Pork Pig Mobile is at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto August 17 through September 3. Come by the CNE Farm, talk to a farmer and learn all about pigs. We have pigs at all life stages from 2 week old piglets to market-weight hogs and a great group of pig farmers to answer all your questions.
August 24, 2018 0 Comments
Mental Health Resource Guide

Mental Health Resource Guide

Ontario Pork and OPIC have created a discrete pocket-sized guide of Ontario's mental health resources. If you'd like a stack to keep on hand, we'd be happy to send you some. The guide is also available online here.   If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs immediate assistance, call 911.
July 30, 2018 0 Comments
Ontario Pork Producer Bill Wymenga receives the Brian Kennedy award from the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement

Ontario Pork Producer Bill Wymenga receives the Brian Kennedy award from the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement

Former Canadian Pork Council Director and Ontario producer Bill Wymenga was presented with the Brian Kennedy award by the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement (CCSI) during the association’s annual general meeting in Ottawa last week. CCSI presents this award to recognize individuals who, through their involvement in scientific research, program development or...
July 10, 2018 0 Comments
Hog industry applauds new investment in research

Hog industry applauds new investment in research

Over the next 5 years, up to $18.5 million dollars will be invested by the federal government and industry partners in research to further the development of the Canadian pork industry. Swine Innovation Porc and the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) welcomed Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food (AAFC), Lawrence MacAulay’s announcement this morning, highlighting that up to...
July 5, 2018 0 Comments
Brent Robinson Re-elected Chair of CCSI

Brent Robinson Re-elected Chair of CCSI

The Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement (CCSI) held their annual general meeting in Ottawa, Ontario on July 5, 2018. A new Executive Committee was elected, with Brent Robinson appointed to a second term as Chair of CCSI. 
July 5, 2018 0 Comments
Launch of CTV Fields to Forks video

Launch of CTV Fields to Forks video

CTV’s Fields to Forks campaign shines a spotlight this summer on Ontario’s dynamic pork community. Sponsored by Ontario Pork Congress (OPC) and Ontario Pork to celebrate the 45th anniversary of OPC, the video highlights a global industry that reaches far beyond the farm.
June 4, 2018 0 Comments
2018-19 Leadership Training

2018-19 Leadership Training

Leadership Training Program Highlights: Designed for aspiring pork producers who are looking for insights, knowledge and tools to become more effective leaders and advance themselves in their...
Temperature is Everything Thermometer Contest

Temperature is Everything Thermometer Contest

Cooking perfect pork requires the right tools.  As part of our Temperature is Everything campaign, we are giving away 55 commercial-grade, digital meat thermometers via a social media contest. 

Grow Ontario Together Videos

Grow Ontario Together Videos

Grow Ontario Together is a collaboration of agriculture organizations that recognize the need to work together – with each other, with the public, with environmentalists, with municipalities, concerned...
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