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New transport regulations

New transport regulations

Under the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA’s) Health of Animals Regulations (Part XII), Canada’s livestock industry will see changes to its Transportation of Animals requirements. The new requirements will be phased in beginning February 20, 2020. The new regulations are more detailed with respect to animal needs and specify intervals for...
February 20, 2020 0 Comments
COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

---- UPDATED January 28 ---- COVID-19 Farm Information Guide for Ontario Pork Producers. The Ministry of Labour is hosting a webinar on February 3. It will be of particular interest to employers of temporary foreign agricultural workers in Ontario’s farming and agricultural sectors. Register here.
January 28, 2021 0 Comments
Ontario continues fight against invasive wild pigs

Ontario continues fight against invasive wild pigs

The push continues to prevent the establishment of one of the most serious threats that Ontario's natural environment could face — wild pigs.

July 17, 2020 0 Comments
Ontario Provides Additional Support for Farmers

Ontario Provides Additional Support for Farmers

OMAFRA ― The Ontario government is expanding the Risk Management Program a year earlier than planned by $50 million for a total of $150 million annually. This funding supports farmers with unforeseen challenges such as fluctuating market prices, extreme weather events like flooding or drought, and disease.

July 16, 2020 0 Comments
Emergency binder updates

Emergency binder updates

In 2017, Ontario Pork created the On-Farm Emergency Response Planning Guide (Emergency Guide). This year, we are introducing three new chapters. Producers are encouraged to keep an up-to-date copy of the Emergency Guide at each barn. If you need additional copies of these three new chapters or...
June 18, 2020 0 Comments
Ontario pork producers give back to front-line workers at Sofina processing plant

Ontario pork producers give back to front-line workers at Sofina processing plant

GUELPH, ONTARIO (May 13, 2020) – Front-line workers at the Sofina Foods Inc. processing plant in Burlington, ON were treated to lunch today as a token of appreciation from Ontario’s pork farmers.

May 13, 2020 0 Comments
Local producer association meetings

Local producer association meetings

In the upcoming weeks, local producer association meetings will be held across the province. Please click here to see a list of all the meetings listed by association.
Ontario pork farmers welcome proposed trespassing legislation

Ontario pork farmers welcome proposed trespassing legislation

GUELPH, ON – Dec. 4, 2019 – Monday’s announcement regarding the proposed Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019, was welcomed by Ontario Pork members and their partners in...
Ontario Introduces Legislation to Protect Ontario's Farmers, Farm Animals and Food Supply

Ontario Introduces Legislation to Protect Ontario's Farmers, Farm Animals and Food Supply

Later today, Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, will introduce legislation entitled, Security From Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019 in the Ontario Legislature....
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