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On December 4, 2018, OMAFRA, Ontario Pork, OPIC, Prairie Swine Centre and the London Swine Conference are hosting a Group Sow Housing & Management Seminar at the Best Western Arden Park in Stratford. Pre-registration is required by than November 23rd – that’s this Friday!  No walk ins or late registrations will be accepted.

The program is designed for everyone – those who already have group housing, those who are in the process of converting, those thinking about the conversion process, as well as swine industry representatives.  Industry experts from across Canada will talk about common challenges, health management, behaviour, lameness, and production efficiencies & benchmarking. We also have 3 out of province producers joining us to speak about their conversion process and systems.

Full program and registration details can be found at http://www.londonswineconference.ca or by clicking on the brochure below.

2018 Group Sow Housing & Management Seminar Brochure – Final

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The 2018 Grain Corn Ear Mould and DON survey by the OMAFRA field crop team indicates that mould and mycotoxins will be in issue in some areas of the province this year. The survey and a new series of articles on managing the problem are available on at fieldcropnews.com.   The information covers testing and laboratories, with harvest, storage, and end use tips for mouldy corn.  Stay informed: You can sign up to be notified when they post more news to the website.

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