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Category: Pork

Canadian Pork Council looks for price support as hog markets drift lower

By: Jessika Guse

September 18, 2018

(Source: Liquid Emulsion/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Although the majority of recent NAFTA 2.0 talks have been focused on Canada’s dairy farmers, the pork industry is feeling the pinch when it comes...Read more »

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HyLife Foods announces new feed mill, processing expansion at Neepawa

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 14, 2018

HyLife’s flagship processing plant at Neepawa, Man.

Canada’s largest hog production company, with support from the Government of Manitoba, has announced a major new build in western Manitoba. HyLife...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Trade exports still rockin’!

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 8, 2018

Stock photo taken by Jessika Guse on Aug 13, 2018.

July was a strong month in the beef market both for the U.S. and Canada according to Anne Wasko, market analyst with Gateway Livestock Exchange....Read more »

La Coop federee purchases 50 percent stake in Ontario feed company

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 27, 2018

Quebec-based agri-food cooperative La Coop fédérée is buying into Ontario’s animal feed industry. La Coop has announced a deal to purchase...Read more »

U.S. Department of Transport undertakes hours of service review

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 26, 2018

The trucking industry has been concerned about the increasing number of regulations that prevent haulers from keeping clients happy and being...Read more »

Beef Market Update: A lot of mouths to feed

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 24, 2018

You might be forgiven for thinking that every fall is the same when it comes to cattle leaving the summer range and heading off to the auction ring....Read more »

BIXS updates name ahead of going public

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 14, 2018

Cattle traceability platform BIXS is getting a rebrand ahead of its parent Business Information Exchange Systems (BIXS) moving forward on plans to go...Read more »

U.S. coalition calls for reinstatement of COOL

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 9, 2018

A U.S. lobby group that is closely aligned with the Trump administration on trade policy is trying to bring mandatory country-of-origin labeling...Read more »

Two environmental samples test positive for PEDv in Saskatchewan

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 27, 2018

What we know A tweet posted July 26th by Dr. Egan Brockhoff, DVM, stated that two environmental samples (not livestock) in Saskatchewan had tested...Read more »

Topigs Norsvin opens $15 million boar testing facility in Manitoba

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 28, 2018

Topigs Norsvin’s Delta Canada boar testing facility near Woodlands, Manitoba (supplied)

Dutch swine genetics company Topigs Norsvin officially opened a $15 million hog research centre in Manitoba on Wednesday. The company’s Delta...Read more »

Federal funds announced to support swine research cluster

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 26, 2018

What’s new? Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay set off on a cross-Canada trek this week, and will be making a series...Read more »

Proposed food guide and label changes prompt #HandsOffMyPlate campaign

By: Kelvin Heppner

April 25, 2018

A group of people concerned about the impact of Health Canada’s plan to revise Canada’s Food Guide and introduce new labels on food packaging...Read more »

Standard Nutrition Canada acquired by La Coop federee

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 24, 2018

Quebec-based cooperative La Coop fédérée is expandings its presence in Western Canada, announcing the acquisition of Standard Nutrition Canada....Read more »

HyLife completes hog plant expansion, driven by Japanese demand

By: Kelvin Heppner

April 6, 2018

Inside HyLife’s expanded pork processing plant in Neepawa, Manitoba (photo supplied).

HyLife Foods celebrated the expansion of its hog processing plant in Neepawa, MB, this week — an expansion that has been driven by growing demand...Read more »

Livestock trucks in U.S. granted another 90-day exemption from electronic log rules

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 14, 2018

Livestock trucks headed south will be exempt from new electronic logging rules in the U.S. for another 90-days, as the U.S. Department of...Read more »