Banff Pork Seminar special meeting report
The 2008 Banff Pork Seminar, held January 15-18, 2008 in Banff, Alberta, is a leading seminar in the worldwide agricultural industry. With a theme of "Changing the Industry with New Solutions," this year's Seminar features presentations by industry leaders from around the world on the major trade, marketing, production and environmental issues facing the pork industry today.
News ReleasesDate posted: January 16, 2008
If the world hopes to meet growing demand for food without destroying wildlife habitat, it needs to rethink the relationship between habitat and high yield farming. At the same time, agriculture needs to reinvent itself in order to regain the trust of the public.Date posted: January 17, 2008
Although growing global affluence will likely mean growth opportunities for the world's pork producers, the question for Canadian pork producers is where in the world pork will be produced, say two leading analysts of the global pork industry who spoke at the 2008 Banff Pork Seminar. Banff Pork Seminar is a key agricultural Seminar featuring presentations on the major issues facing the industry today.Date posted: January 17, 2008 Date posted: January 21, 2008
U.S. legislation that would make country-of-origin labelling mandatory for a number of meat products will likely hurt an already struggling Canadian pork industry and hurt the U.S. pork industry to a lesser extent, say two pork industry leaders who spoke at the 2008 Banff Pork Seminar. The annual seminar brings together national and international speakers and delegates from around the world.Date posted: January 21, 2008
The Canadian pork industry must benchmark effectively against the best of the industry, build aggressively on its strengths, and support those efforts with a stronger policy and industry development framework in order to survive, say three industry analysts who spoke at the 2008 Banff Pork Seminar.
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