Reports and Publications

You’ll find important and relevant reports and publications on a wide variety of environmental aspects relating to the pork industry in the following:

Embracing a Sustainable Future: Acting Locally, Thinking Globally: A copy of Manitoba Pork’s 2011 green plan with 82 commitments on improving Manitoba’s hog sustainability. Click here for a summarized version of the full report. Note that both of these documents are in the process of being updated.

Manitoba Pork's 2011 Green Plan

What to do and what not to do about phosphorus in Agro-Manitoba – the science: This report from noted soil scientist, Steve Sheppard, debunks some of the myths about phosphorus and manure in Manitoba soils.

Environmental Sustainability and Hog Production in Manitoba (Manitoba Clean Environment Commission, 2007, 188 pages): A comprehensive report on the hog industry in Manitoba in 2006-07, which concluded that the hog industry was sustainable and showing their recommendations to government on improving the industry’s environmental sustainability.

The Dirt on Pigs and the Environment: A pamphlet on the environmental practices of Canadian hog producers. Note: a new publication on pig manure and the environment is pending.

Pig Tales: A pamphlet for kids on how pigs are raised in Manitoba.

Swine Production and Greenhouse Gases: A report from Quebec on greenhouse gases and hog production, as well as the successful efforts being made to reduce GHGs.

We are Part of the Solution Campaign: Check out our videos about some of the people and practices we undertake to protect the environment. You can also read the pamphlet of the same name above.




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: …

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