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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."

As consumers move away from carbohydrates and fat takes higher profile, focusing on fat may be one of the strategies to improve meat quality. While it is not likely a good idea to get overly focused on one meat component, there is little doubt fat will present opportunities going forward.


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.


TECHNOLOGY

Smart technologies: The new brain in the barn

17 January, 2019

Get ready for a smart revolution in pork production management systems says Tom Stein.


SPECIAL REPORTS

Banff Pork Seminar 2019

Banff Pork Seminar 2019

Get information from the 2019 Seminar, Jan. 8 to 10, 2019.

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