Legislation and Regulations

Manitoba hog farmers are among the most highly regulated producers in North America. We invite you to click on the links below to learn more about the regulations affecting the industry.

The Environment Act: This legislation has some rules which regulate the hog industry from an environmental perspective.

The Planning Act: This legislation has some rules which regulate the swine industry from a locational perspective.

The Livestock Manure and Mortalities Management Regulation: This regulation is the major set of rules governing the handling of manure in Manitoba as regulated under The Environment Act.

The Provincial Planning Regulation: This regulation contains specific rules related to sizes and location of hog operation as regulated under The Planning Act.

The Save Lake Winnipeg Act: Here you can find useful details regarding the Act.

Other Legislation and Regulations: Visit the Government of Manitoba’s legislation and regulations page.

Summary of Main Manure Regulations in Manitoba: View a table prepared by Manitoba Pork summarizing many of the important manure handling rules.

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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