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

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

GUELPH, ONTARIO (June 29, 2020) – Front-line workers at the Conestoga Meats processing plant in Breslau, ON were treated to lunch on June 25 and 26 as a token of appreciation from Ontario's pork farmers.

June 29, 2020 0 Comments
2020 Social Responsibility Report Survey

2020 Social Responsibility Report Survey

Emails with the survey link have been sent. Look for subject lines containing: "Social Responsibility Report Survey" If you did not receive the email or prefer another method of taking the survey, please reach out to communications@ontariopork.on.ca

June 25, 2020 0 Comments
New legislation protects farms and food safety

New legislation protects farms and food safety

June 17, 2020 — Ontario farm families depend on the safety and security of their farms to raise livestock, and grow and produce food to maintain a strong, reliable food supply. That’s why Ontario’s farm and commodity groups applaud the Ontario government for Bill 156, the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2020. Bill 156...
June 17, 2020 0 Comments
Ontario Pork AGM – Postponed until further notice

Ontario Pork AGM – Postponed until further notice

March 13, 2020 – GUELPH – In light of ongoing concerns related to COVID-19 coronavirus, Ontario Pork has made the decision to postpone its annual general meeting, scheduled for March 24 and 25, 2020 in Guelph, Ontario. The decision to postpone was made out of an abundance of caution, based on information provided by public health officials and a growing...
March 13, 2020 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...
July 16, 2020 0 Comments
COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

---- UPDATED JULY 17 ---- COVID-19 Farm Information Guide for Ontario Pork Producers. More than 200,000 servings of fresh ground pork will help feed Ontario families in need this...
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...
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.

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