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TECHNOLOGY

Nine emerging technologies here or coming

17 October, 2019

There is no argument new smart technologies are coming in swine production says Tom Stein, senior strategic adviser for Maximus Systems. Here are nine examples already here or on the way.

Real-time activity and behavior monitoring to detect problems in pigs or poultry. Changes in pig eating and drinking patterns can be used to detect sickness and provide an early warning system.


BUSINESS

Four ways to get more value from consultants

11 August, 2019

It would be naïve to imagine that any animal production operation could hire comprehensively enough to navigate all political, economic, technological, and economic variables influencing agricultural markets and practices, says Karen Kerns.

Consultants can translate the sea of available information into actionable execution can make the difference between simply performing or exceptionally perfecting.


FOOD TRENDS

Brian Sullivan: Follow the fat to improve meat quality

8 April, 2019

One of the best opportunities for Canada's pork industry to improve meat quality may be to "follow the fat."


CONSUMER TRENDS

David Hughes: Consumers demand more from meat

19 February, 2019

Most western or developing countries have experienced static or declining per capita meat consumption, with the exception of the United States.


CATEGORY ANIMAL HEALTH

Humans spreading African Swine Fever around the world

24 January, 2019

African Swine Fever may move more slowly than other diseases in the hog industry, but it is more serious than anything Canada has dealt with in the past.


SPECIAL REPORTS

Banff Pork Seminar 2020

Banff Pork Seminar 2020

Get information from the 2020 Seminar, Jan. 7 to 9, 2020.