Industry Training

Scroll down for the training programs and courses offered by Manitoba Pork, in conjunction with Assiniboine Community College, for members of the hog production and transport industries.


Programs offered by the Faculty of Agriculture:
– Pork Production Technician (Apprentice Program)
Swine Production 

For more information about these programs, contact:
Derrick Turner, Dean
Business, Agriculture and Environment
Assiniboine Community College
Email: turnerd@assiniboine.net
Phone: 204-725-8700, extension 7237
Toll-free: 1-800-862-6307, extension 7237


Programs offered by the Faculty of Continuing Education:
– Transport Quality Assurance (TQA) training for livestock shippers (required)
– H2S (Hydrogen Sulfide) hazardous gas training
– Emergency First Aid Training
– Update your skills and knowledge in the industry: Swine Production

For more info about the TQA training program, contact:
Jodi Madill
Centre of Continuing Studies
Assiniboine Community College
Email: madillj@assiniboine.net
Phone: 204-725-8700, extension 6028
Toll-free: 1-800-862-6307, extension 6028

For more info about the H2S or Emergency First Aid training programs, contact:
Sandra Mulvihill
Centre of Continuing Studies
Assiniboine Community College
Email: mulvihills@assiniboine.net
Phone: 204-725-8700, extension 6122
Toll-free: 1-800-862-6307, extension 6122


For additional information on Manitoba Pork’s Workplace Health and Safety programs and services, click here.

For training videos on safe and calm pig handling techniques, click here to view Manitoba Pork’s Pig Handling webpage.

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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