Chop Talk

Chop Talk – Issue #3-2017

In this issue of Chop Talk: UM Animal Science Dept: Changes at the helm; CWSHIN 4th quarter 2016 report; Canadian Pork Excellence (CPE) being piloted on farms; Manure nutrients: Could gravity provide the answer? Starting or expanding a pig farm: …

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Chop Talk – Issue #2-2017

In this issue of Chop Talk: Trade advocacy nurtures mutual respect in uneasy times; Manitoba Swine Seminar Feb 1-2: Odour mitigation and more on the agenda; CFIA reminder: new certificate to export to U.S.; Additional funding announced for Swine Cluster 2; …

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Chop Talk – Issue #1-2017

In this issue of Chop Talk: Human resources, TFW update; Reminder: Public comment encouraged on livestock transportation regulations; Maple Leaf launches Centre for Action on Food Security; KAP 2017 Annual Meeting – Jan 25-26; Manitoba Swine Seminar – Feb 1-2; Save …

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Chop Talk – Issue #30

In this issue of Chop Talk: Chair’s message: Optimism for 2017; CVO urges proper biosecurity for livestock transport; CSHIN 2016 Q3 producer report available online; CPE pilot project update; Starlite Colony takes 1st at PLE Pork Quality Competition; Manitoba pork …

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Chop Talk – Issue #29

In this issue of Chop Talk: Public comment welcome on livestock transportation regulations; Remove CFIA’s Table 4? Your opinion counts; Cold weather transport: Be prepared; Don’t miss: Prairie Livestock Expo – Wednesday December 14; Quebec’s Pork Show informs, celebrates pork; …

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Chop Talk – Issue #28

In this issue of Chop Talk:   Producers welcome hiring manual, employee handbook; Nutrient application ban in effect until April 10; Birtle Transmission Project: feedback welcome; Prairie Livestock Expo – December 14; Manitoba Pork salutes NSERC Chair at University of …

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Chop Talk – Issue #27

In this issue of Chop Talk: CETA signing welcomed by pork producers; CPC holds fall meeting, celebrates 50th; Manitoba pork industry needs streamlined barn rules; HR – producer reminder; District Advisors elected at fall producer meetings; Canadian Pork Excellence update; CWSHIN 3rd …

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Chop Talk – Issue #26

In this issue of Chop Talk: Fall producer meetings well attended; Next week! Unused medication and pesticide collection – Oct 24-28; Sask Pork Symposium – Nov 15-16; Manitoba Farm Women’s Conference – Nov 20-22; Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project – deadline to …

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Chop Talk – Issue #25

In this issue of Chop Talk: Biosecurity is top priority; Fall Producer Meetings – Oct 18-19; Asian delegations visit Manitoba Pork; Safety first; Pork and pucks … two Manitoba traditions; Hockey night in Winnipeg; SwimAbility makes a splash in Steinbach; …

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Chop Talk – Issue #24

In this issue of Chop Talk: Manitoba’s 9th Case of PED found in sow barn; PigTrace financial penalties add credibility to system; Fall Producer Meetings October 18-19; CSHIN 2016 Q2 report available online; International One Welfare Conference – September 26-28; …

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Chop Talk – Issue #3-2017Feb 15th, 2017

In this issue of Chop Talk: UM Animal Science Dept: Changes at the helm; CWSHIN 4th quarter 2016 report; Canadian Pork Excellence (CPE) being piloted on farms; Manure nutrients: Could gravity provide the answer? Starting or expanding a pig farm: …

News and Events

Manitoba pork producers welcome updated building code

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Media Release, Winnipeg: On behalf of Manitoba pork producers, Manitoba Pork Chair George Matheson welcomes the Government of Manitoba’s recent commitment to repealing the Manitoba Farm Building Code, and amending the Manitoba Building Code by adding specific provisions for farm …

Biosecurity Notice from the Office of the Chief Veterinarian

Monday, December 12, 2016

Due to the ongoing risks associated with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea and Seneca Virus A, the Manitoba Chief Veterinarian would like to remind animal transporters to use proper biosecurity practices when delivering animals to high traffic sites. This is a critical …

Manitoba pork producers welcome CETA signing

Monday, October 31, 2016

On behalf of Manitoba pork producers, Manitoba Pork Chair George Matheson welcomes the signing of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in Brussels on Sunday, October 30, 2016. The 28-country European Union (EU), with a population of …

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