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 #6-2017Apr 13th, 2017

In this issue of Chop Talk:   AGM 2017: It’s a wrap! Annual Banquet 2017: An evening to remember; Nutrient ban lifted; KAP’s carbon policy; Careers. Read Online: Chop Talk – Issue #7-2017 – April 13, 2017       …

News and Events

Manitoba Pork helps Siloam Mission ‘Make Room’

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017 (Winnipeg MB) – On April 5, Manitoba pork producers and industry partners gathered for the 2017 Manitoba Pork Annual General Meeting and Banquet. The highlight of the event came when Chair George Matheson presented a cheque for …

2017 Annual General Meeting & Banquet

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Manitoba Pork’s 2017 Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday, April 5 at The Fairmont Winnipeg. The meeting drew a large audience to hear presentations on what Manitoba Pork accomplished in 2016 and what we have planned for 2017, plus updates from …

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: …

Contact Us

  • Tel: (204) 237-7447
  • Toll Free: 1-888-893-7447
  • Fax: (204) 237-9831
  • info@manitobapork.com
  • 28 Terracon Place, WPG, MB. Canada R2J 4G7

Website Information

© Copyright 2013 Manitoba Pork Council.