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BIG PICTURE

Piercing the veil on sustainability

June 20, 2014

It's a powerful word shaping the future. But what does it really mean for Canadian livestock production?

Sustainability means many things to many different people and organizations, says Cameron Bruett. To a social non-government organization (NGO), it's about labour rights.


THE BIG ISSUES

Will the market pay more for welfare?

May 29, 2014

High-tech webinar navigates the issue and what it means for farmers


AG TECHNOLOGY

Big changes in pressure from animal activists

February 28, 2014

Key indicators show the challenge to the livestock industry is increasing


INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP

Banff Pork Seminar 'boar pit' tackles PED bombshell

January 23, 2014

Outlook for pork production and new Pig Code also discussed

NEW SCIENCE

Good news about trans fats? "We are learning there is a very important public health message to convey about ruminant natural trans fats and how these are different from the industrial trans fats that have been targeted as harmful to health." – Dr. Spencer Proctor, University of Alberta

Science tackles sow housing challenge. "If there is one thing we have learned that we can pass on to you in North America, itís that group sow housing is possible and the farmer is the key to success." – Dr. Herman Vermeer, Wageningen UR Livestock Research, Netherlands


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