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8 02, 2018


New Executive Appointed

Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) has appointed a new Executive Director, effective late last year. Annemarie Pedersen is our new Executive Director. Annemarie Pedersen has worked in agricultural communications for over a decade, including past work as Industry Relations Director with Canada Beef as well as running her own communications consulting business

30 11, 2017


CVO Honured

The Canadian Pork Council was pleased to learn that Dr. Betty Althouse, Chief Veterinary Officer with the Ministry of Agriculture was one of the six recipients of the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Public Service announced by the government of Saskatchewan recently.

“Dr. Althouse has always been a strong advocate for animal health

5 10, 2017


New Chair For CCSI

The Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement (CCSI) recently held their 2017 annual general meeting in Ottawa, Ontario. A new Executive Committee was elected, with Brent Robinson appointed as the new Chair of CCSI. He replaces Rod de Wolde, who has served as the chair since 2013. CCSI would like to thank

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6 04, 2017


Schippers Expands

Schippers Canada is now open at their new Lacombe location. Their thrilled to be in the expanded facilities, right along hiway 2. The new building is over 27 000 sq ft, with room to add on.

Nine staff members are on site to help you with all your supply needs. Schippers is also still

9 02, 2017


PSC Celebrates 25

The Prairie Swine Centre is celebrating 25 years. Turning science into knowledge. The PSC strives to find efficient and sustainable solutions that improve returns to pork producers, and sustainability of the entire Pork Value Chain in Canada. There are 50 graduate students now involved in the industry. Twenty eight percent increase in

2 12, 2016


Advanced Agri Direct Expands Team

Advanced Agri Direct Inc. Leduc, Alberta is very pleased to introduce Johanna Fehr as our General Manager and VP Marketing for our Canadian operations. Johanna has an extensive background in dealing with Livestock Producers while working the Farm Dept. with UFA Co-op, for 10 Years. She is well versed in

6 10, 2016


Genesus Expands Team

Genesus is pleased to announce the appointment of Art Goelema as Sales Manager Western Region. Art joins Genesus from Peak Genetics where he was Sales Manger from 2007 to present. Art is a graduate of Almelo University, Netherlands. In 1988 Art moved to Canada where he has managed several sow farms, including

11 08, 2016


ULS Industies Accepts Awards

United Livestock Systems a divison of ULS Industries was recently awared in two separate catergories. The awards were from CTS Storage, their products include but are not limited to Harvestore, Nutristore and slyrrystore.

For 2015 United Livestock Systmes placed second in dealer volume in North America. The second award was for Dayrl

9 06, 2016


Genesus Expands Team

Genesus would like to announce Randy Schultz as Sales and Technical Representative in Manitoba. Randy has been with Genesus for about a year and has been Assistant General Manager of Nucleus Operations. In that role he has learned extensively about not only Genesus Nucleus but Multiplication and Customer Operations.

Randy was previously with

7 04, 2016


Connect OnFarm Celebrates Two Plus Years of Strong Business Growth

A new company with fresh approaches based on grass roots farmer relationships is blazing a new trail across the livestock feed business. Connect OnFarm, based in Lethbridge, Alta., has surpassed the milestone of two years in business and has enjoyed a strong run of increasing