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China offers new opportunities for Canadian agriculture

Canada agricultural trade mission to China offers new opportunities for Canadian farmers and processors
Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay’s trade mission to China is off to a strong start, with industry groups reaching a multitude of new deals in Shanghai and Guangzhou that will boost sales, grow exports to the world’s second-largest economy, and create new jobs in Canada.
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New swine research center offers industry insights

The facility could potentially help producers achieve their production goals, increase profitability, reduce risk and improve their overall competitive advantage.
The strategically developed Leavenworth Livestock Research Center has been two years in the making.
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What you should know about gastric ulcers in pigs

A common problem in growing pigs, producers can make nutritional and management changes to reduce the incidence of gastric ulcers.
There are several reasons why pigs develop ulcers. These may be related to stress, management, disease or nutrition.
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HKScan to launch pork exports to China

HKScan, a leading European meat producer, is making preparations to begin exporting pork from Finland to China.
HKScan, a leading European meat producer, is making preparations to begin exporting pork from Finland to China.
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Iowa Select Farms plans to add 90,000 hogs

Iowa’s largest hog producers has plans of expanding production, which may result in 19 new confinements.
Iowa Select Farms, based in Iowa Falls, Iowa, has plans of adding 19 new hog confinements for their 90,000-head expansion.
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Miratorg reaches full capacity in pork production

Miratorg achieved a 1 percent increase in pork production for the first nine months of this year
Russia’s vertically integrated meat company, Miratorg, says it has achieved a 1 percent increase in pork production for the first nine months of this year compared to the same period of 2016.
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