Articles Posted in the " pork " Category

  • Aggie Days: The ultimate agriculture Q and A session

    Tens of thousands of wide-eyed kids full of energy and excitement have been peppering farmers and producer groups with questions for the past couple days at the BMO Centre in Calgary. Questions about pigs, the difference between pot and pearl barley, the nutritional value of potatoes, about monoculture and where you can get farm fresh eggs.

  • PED: Where did it come from?

    Pork producers, truck drivers transporting pigs, veterinarians and all industry stakeholders remain vigilant in keeping up their bio-security protocols as they continue to work to curb Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea. But where did it come from? And how is it moving between continents and countries? Questions pork researchers, vets, producers and all industry stake-holders are trying to answer.

  • Pellet recall leads to testing for PEDv in feed

    As pork farmers across the country remain vigilant in keeping their eyes open for signs of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is conducting scientific tests to see if the virus is finding a way to spread through feed.