African Swine Fever in Dominican Republic

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed on July 28 that African Swine Fever (ASF) was detected in samples collected from pigs in the Dominican Republic, through an existing cooperative surveillance program. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has since affirmed its support for the Dominican Republic’s efforts to manage the issue. To date, no…

Feed cost modelling tool introduced

If Alberta Pork’s weekly pricing report looks different to you this week – it is! Alberta Pork has partnered with Gowans Feed Consulting to offer a new feed cost modelling tool for producers, updated monthly. In addition, the tool will be offered with commentary on feed price trends, comparing the change in market prices of…

Swine Tech returns in-person

The 22nd Red Deer Swine Technology Workshop returns on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, following a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions. The 2021 edition of the event will take place at a new location: Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre. “After a year off, we’re really excited to be back to deliver excellent…