Trade Issues

Using the Hog Futures Market to Quantify Threat of Injury
Authors: Carter Colin A. (University of California) and Thomas J. Prusa (Rutgers University).
(Published: 2005)
Abstract: Examination of the hog futures market to determine if Canadian hog imports present a threat to the domestic U.S. hog industry.

Antidumping: The Third rail of Trade Policy
Authors: Mankiw Gregory N. and Phillip L. Swagel
(Foreign Affairs, vol. 84, no.4, July / August 2005)
Abstract: An examination of American anti dumping legislation and the adverse effects of such legislation on American consumers, domestic industry, as well as international free trade.

Live Swine From Canada: Investigation No.731-TA-1076(Final)
(U.S. International Trade Commission, Publication 3766 April 2005)
Abstract: Ruling of United States International Trade Commission concerning, possible injury to the American Pork Industry. Issue being addressed, petition of National Pork Producers Council that Canadian imported live swine were being sold at less than fair value.

Transcript: International Trade Commission Hearing (Live Swine from Canada)
Location: Washington D.C.
Date: March 8, 2005

An Empirical Investigation of the Impact of Imported Canadian Swine on U.S. Hog Prices
Authors: Carter Colin A. (University of California) and Thomas J. Prusa (Rutgers University).
(Published: February 16, 2005)
Abstract: Statistical examination of impact of Canadian imports on domestic hog prices.

US-Canadian Hog Trade: Market Integration at Work
Author: Haley Mildred
(Amber Waves, vol. 3, no.1, February 2005)
Abstract: Examination of integration between the Canadian and American hog industries.

Market Integration in the North American Hog Industries
Author: Haley Mildred
(Electronic Outlook Report from the Economic Research Service)
(Published: November 2004)
Abstract: An exploration of increased American pork industry reliance on Canadian imports; examination of pig points of origin, destinations, and industry trends.

Country of Origin Labelling: Implications for the Manitoba Hog Industry
Authors: Grier Kevin, Larry Martin and Holly Mayer
(George Morris Centre)
(Published: December 2002)
Abstract: Research report commissioned by the Manitoba Pork Council to determine the impact of Country of Origin Labelling on the Manitoban pork industry.

Impacts of Country of Origin Labeling on US Hog Producers
Authors: Grier Kevin and David M. Kohl
(George Morris Centre)
(Published April 9, 2003)
Abstract: Report commissioned by the Canadian Hog Sector Steering Group, Canadian Pork Council, Ontario Pork, Manitoba Pork Council, Saskatchewan Pork and Alberta Pork; to identify possible economic, structural and social damage COOL could inflict on US hog farmers and processors.

Chop Talk – Issue #4-2017Mar 1st, 2017

In this issue of Chop Talk: Manitoba Pork’s Annual General Meeting & Banquet – April 5, 2017; HR Recruitment Seminars: register now! Best practices for injecting pigs; CSHIN 2016 Q4 producer report available online; Going viral: Smart Pig Handling; Canada …

News and Events

Swine Cost of Production Model for Manitoba

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Manitoba Pork has worked with MNP, an accounting and consulting company, to develop different model farms to generate cash flow projections and trial balance sheets to provide some insight into the economics of the industry. Click here to access information on: …

2017 Annual General Meeting & Banquet

Monday, February 27, 2017

Plan to attend the Manitoba Pork Annual General Meeting & Banquet on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at The Fairmont Winnipeg. Click here to see the agenda. Register for the day’s proceedings and/or the evening banquet by March 30 as follows: – …

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 …

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