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Ontario Investing in the Future of the Livestock Sector

Ontario Investing in the Future of the Livestock Sector

ELORA – The Ontario government is investing in two projects at Ontario Research Centres in Elora to foster innovation in Ontario’s livestock industry and support economic growth across rural Ontario.

November 5, 2021 0 Comments
New investment will strengthen Province’s prevention, planning, and preparedness for African swine fever

New investment will strengthen Province’s prevention, planning, and preparedness for African swine fever

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.

October 19, 2021 0 Comments
Ontario Pork Invests in the Future of Food Education through new Educational Project with AgScape

Ontario Pork Invests in the Future of Food Education through new Educational Project with AgScape

AgScape, in collaboration with Ontario Pork, is excited to launch its latest in-classroom educational resource, a Teacher’s Guide for Grades 5-10.

August 25, 2021 0 Comments
Renewed effort needed on ASF as disease found in the Dominican Republic

Renewed effort needed on ASF as disease found in the Dominican Republic

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.

July 30, 2021 0 Comments
AgManifest Update

AgManifest Update

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...
June 22, 2021 0 Comments
Hot weather transport

Hot weather transport

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...
May 17, 2021 0 Comments
Ontario Pork Chair and Vice-Chair Elected (2021)

Ontario Pork Chair and Vice-Chair Elected (2021)

GUELPH, ONTARIO (April 6, 2021) – The Ontario Pork Board of Directors welcomes incoming Chair John de Bruyn and Vice-Chair Arno Schober.

Annual General Meeting (March 24)

Annual General Meeting (March 24)

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.

Bill 156 signage information and clarification

Bill 156 signage information and clarification

February 19, 2021 – Requirements for animal protection zone signage under the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act (formerly Bill 156) have been clarified. A printable PDF version of the...
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