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Time to protect, reinvent agriculture, say industry leaders

Where in the world do we grow pigs?

Pork industry innovators recognized at 2008 Banff Pork Seminar

Mandatory COOL threatens Canadian and U.S. pork producers, say industry leaders

Pork producers must build on strengths in the face of crisis


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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.

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Time to protect, reinvent agriculture, say industry leaders

Date 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. To full article

Where in the world do we grow pigs?

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. To full article

Pork industry innovators recognized at 2008 Banff Pork Seminar

Date posted: January 17, 2008

Several innovators in the Canadian pork industry were honoured for their contributions to pork production at the 2008 Banff Pork Seminar, held Jan. 15-18. To full article

Mandatory COOL threatens Canadian and U.S. pork producers, say industry leaders

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. To full article

Pork producers must build on strengths in the face of crisis

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. To full article

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