Alberta hog farmers aided by AgriRecovery

On Friday, March 5, the Government of Alberta announced that Alberta hog farmers are now eligible to receive funding through a $4-million initiative under the federal-provincial AgriRecovery program, delivered in Alberta by the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC). The support comes following more than three weeks of hog production backlogs created by the unfortunate COVID-19…

H1N2v influenza

Alberta Pork has been notified about a confirmed case of H1N2v influenza discovered in Alberta. H1N2v influenza is an infectious respiratory disease caused by type A influenza viruses. It is commonly found in populations of livestock around the world. As noted by Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health, this animal virus is…