Introducing the Alberta Pork app

Hog farmers, industry partners and members of the public have a new tool to educate and inform them on the latest issues of pork production: the Alberta Pork app, now available for Apple iOS and Android devices. Both Apple and Android users can download the app by searching “Alberta Pork” using their respective device application…

Ag student internships help raise the next generation of producers

Alberta Pork is pleased to announce its support for the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences’ (ALES) Work-Integrated Learning: Animal Science Mini-Internships program, taking place in February 2019. The Alberta Pork board of directors has approved a $25,000 endowment donation to the program, which takes place twice annually to provide students…

New, efficient barn opens to curious visitors

Visitors from near and far, producers and other community members, gathered near Mayerthorpe on October 12 for a barn opening. The $1.8 million state-of-the-art facility will feature an over-4,000-head contract finishing operation, shipping three full cycles annually to the Olymel processing plant in Red Deer. Operating the barn will be Pigs R Us Inc., owned…