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15:02PM Apr 13, 2020

Olymel to Reopen Pork Processing Plant on Tuesday

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Olymel will resume operations at its hog slaughter and cutting plant at Yamachiche, Quebec, Canada, on April 14 after closing for more than two weeks to prevent the spread of

06:42AM Apr 09, 2020

How will retailers manage reduced consumer shopping trips?

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited April 8 with Mike Mauti, managing partner of the consulting firm Execulytics on the Canadian retail perspective during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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13:32PM Mar 24, 2020

CPMA's Ron Lemaire talks about impact of COVID-19

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited March 24 with Ron Lemaire, president of the CPMA, about the decision to cancel the CPMA show and other produce industry effects from the COVID-19

18:31PM Mar 15, 2020

Canada’s approval sets USMCA closer to implementation

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Canada’s House of Commons and Senate voted in favor of implementing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, one of the final hurdles before it becomes law.

12:25PM Mar 13, 2020

Canadian Parliament to Pass USMCA

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Canada, the last of three countries to adopt the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement, rushed through ratification of the pact on Friday.

11:54AM Feb 21, 2020

Exports of fresh potatoes rise in second half of 2019

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Exports of fresh potatoes, which includes shipments destined for processing markets, saw a 9% increase in tonnage and almost 11% increase in value during the second half of 2019.

14:52PM Feb 20, 2020

Can Micro-Supplements Improve Piglet Growth?

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Supplementing sows with copper and vitamins A and D increases the weight of newborn piglets, reduces the weight difference between piglets in the same litter and improves immunity.