The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) met in Ottawa for three days last week to tackle industry challenges, including the advent of African swine fever (ASF) overseas. Gary Stordy, director of government and corporate affairs for the CPC, says the meeting was very productive and much needed, especially in light of ASF. “The industry is not… Read More

It must be Friday, as things at the RealAg headquarters are a little whacky… So much so, news lead, Jessika Guse is hosting RealAg Radio! Today on the show you’ll hear from: RealAgriculture’s Lyndsey Smith with the top ag news; Weston Jacques, of EvictRadon, discusses the lethal gas and how to test for it; Gary… Read More

Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has confirmed with RealAgriculture, two Canadian pork exporters have had their permits suspended. The news broke late Wednesday and so far the Agriculture Minister isn’t aware of any other permit agriculture related suspensions at this time other than two canola exporters. The minister says the reason for the suspensions… Read More

In an age where technology can be a great resource to share news, it can also easily spread rumours. One falsehood that is currently going around on Facebook and other social media sites is that Canada has a confirmed case of African swine fever (ASF). Gary Stordy, communications manager with the Canadian Pork Council, has… Read More


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