Manitoba hog producers are passionate about protecting the environment and are committed to following only the best practices possible. Learn more about our sustainable development commitments and the environmental aspects of the hog industry.
Embracing a Sustainable Future: Acting Locally, Thinking Globally: Click the link to view Manitoba Pork’s 2011 green plan with 82 commitments on improving the sustainability of Manitoba’s hog industry. Click here for a summarized version of the full report. Note that both of these documents are in the process of being updated.
See the videos below for more of Manitoba Pork’s sustainability initiatives:
Tricia Schmalenberg – I am Part of the Solution
Protecting Manitoba’s precious groundwater.
Sheldon Stott – I am part of the Solution.
Use of GPS technology to ensure nutrient run off does not enter lakes and streams.
Sheldon Stott, Director of environmental affairs with Hylife, a Manitoba pork producer, talks about the use of GPS technology in his industry’s commitment to the protection of our environment. Learn how the company he works with strives to reduce their overall environmental footprint on a daily basis.
Scott Dick – I am part of the Solution
Testing the water in monitoring wells to provide accurate reporting for the protection of our groundwater.
Scott Dick, Nutrient Management Specialist with Agra-Gold, a Manitoba pork producer, demonstrates how he samples water from monitoring wells around manure storage systems as an early detection system and to ensure the accurate reporting to protect our groundwater.
George Bilinsky – I am part of the Solution
Using injection method to ensure Manitoba’s farmlands receive the full benefit of organic fertilizer.
George Bilinsky, Director of Manure Management Planning with Farmers Edge, a Manitoba pork producer, talks about how his company bests uses the valuable organic nutrients available by injecting them into the ground of farmland, ensuring there is no runoff into nearby groundwater.
Legislation and Regulations
Manitoba hog farmers are among the most highly regulated producers in North America. We invite you to learn more about the regulations impacting the industry.Read More
Reports and Publications
You’ll find the most important and relevant reports and publications on a wide variety of environmental aspects relating to the pork industry here.Read More
Embracing a Sustainable Future: Acting Locally, Thinking Globally
Manitoba hog producers are passionate about protecting the environment and are committed to following only the best practices possible. Learn more about our sustainable development commitments and the environmental aspects of the hog industry: ClickRead More
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 EventsManitoba 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: …