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February 12, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Barn fires are devastating to all involved
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Novometrix Validates Elanco’s Intestinal Integrity Index

Independent research conducted by Novometrix Inc. has verified that Elanco's Intestinal Integrity (I2) Index, used to measure gut health and function in broilers, correlates closely with live performance outcomes such as daily weight gain and feed efficiency in broiler flocks around the globe. >> Read full article

Market Intelligence Forum: Policy of Proposition and Not Opposition

“There is a new House Speaker who has new priorities for 2016, and the House is going to be very active in 2016, hopefully with a policy of proposition and not a policy of opposition,” said Christian Richter, The Policy Group, during his presentation at the Market Intelligence Forum held during the 2016 International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, Ga. >> Read full article

Key components of a farm partnership agreement

Ensure you have a written agreement outlining a farm partnership. Without a written partnership agreement the Canada Revenue Agency may allocate the income generated as being equal among partners when that may not be the intention of the partners.
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 Featured News 
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Barn fires are devastating to all involved

There have been a lot of news stories lately about barn fires in Ontario. Without exception, the stories have been tragic and the incidents devastating to these farm families in so many ways – with the loss of animals being at the very top of that list.

Often, a barn fire affects an entire community with neighbours joining together to support each other and help clean up the terrible aftermath. Economic concerns, while very real, are always secondary to the loss of farm animals that these farmers have raised and nurtured.And it doesn’t matter what type of farm animals are involved. The dairy farmer who milks his or her barn full of cows every morning and night – and knows each of their individual traits – is as emotionally affected as a pig farmer, horse owner or chicken farmer like me. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

PIC Producer Update

February 17, 2016
Location: Mount Forest Community Centre, Mount Forest, Ont. >> More Info

PIC Producer Update

Feb. 24, 2016
Location: Caradoc Community Centre, Mount Brydges, Ont. >> More Info

Western Poultry Conference

February 29, 2016
Location: Sheraton Hotel, Red Deer, Alberta >> More Info