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11:54AM Feb 21, 2020

Exports of fresh potatoes rise in second half of 2019

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Exports of fresh potatoes, which includes shipments destined for processing markets, saw a 9% increase in tonnage and almost 11% increase in value during the second half of 2019.

14:52PM Feb 20, 2020

Can Micro-Supplements Improve Piglet Growth?

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Supplementing sows with copper and vitamins A and D increases the weight of newborn piglets, reduces the weight difference between piglets in the same litter and improves immunity.

USMCA
17:08PM Jan 30, 2020

U.S. to investigate seasonal dumping, but not through USMCA

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

When President Trump signed the USMCA, responses from the U.S., Canada and Mexican fresh produce industries were generally positive.

09:36AM Jan 30, 2020

Sample Tests Weak Positive for PED Virus in Alberta

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

A sample collected by Alberta’s swine disease surveillance program has tested weak environmental positive for porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus.

15:28PM Jan 16, 2020

Canada Institutes New ASF Vaccine Research

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor

This month, the VIDO-InterVac facility will begin work with the virus in its Containment Level 3-Agriculture facility in Saskatoon. It is the first non-government facility to work with the virus

13:03PM Jan 16, 2020

Senate passes USMCA by large margin

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Members of the produce industry are praising U.S. senators for their overwhelming support of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

11:54AM Dec 20, 2019

Pig Farmers Applaud U.S. House for USMCA Passage

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

After years of fostering international trade relationships, U.S. pork producers are applauding actions taken on Thursday by the U.S. House of Representatives when it passed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.