Producers asked to outline Canadian pork environmental footprint
Results will be beneficial in garnering public and local government support to sustainably expand the provincial hog sector, without additional regulatory measures.
Source: Manitoba Pork
via National Hog Farmer - Nov 13, 2020
Manitoba Pork is urging all producers to participate in an online research study aimed at documenting the significant progress that has been made in recent decades to reduce the environmental impact of hog farming. The study aims to identify production efficiencies for producers and show environmental improvements that have been made in Manitoba and Canada. The results will be beneficial in garnering public and local government support to sustainably expand the provincial hog sector, without additional regulatory measures.
The first step in the study is an online survey of Canadian pork producers, which takes about 40 minutes to complete. Before beginning, producers will need to have on hand 2018 production statistics, feed composition, land and manure data and utility usage.
The survey does not need to be completed in one sitting, but must be completed by...
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