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Deborah Whale Scholarship awarded to Valerie Monckton

At the 2019 Graduate Awards Celebration held in December 2019 at the University of Guelph, PIC's Chair, Ed Verkley and PIC's Executive Director, Ashley Honsberger were honoured to award this years recipient of the Deborah Whale Scholarship to Valerie Monckton. From L to R: Ashley Honsberger, Valerie Monckton and Ed Verkley     [...]

By |2020-01-09T19:41:41+00:00January 9th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on Deborah Whale Scholarship awarded to Valerie Monckton

Register now for PIC’s Science in the Pub session on Monday, January 20th

Registration is now open for Science in the Pub! Don’t miss out on PIC’s Science in the Pub session on Monday, January 20th. The session is being held at the Shakespeare Arms Pub 35 Harvard Rd, Guelph. Doors open at 5:00 – session begins at 5:30 pm. Cost is $30.00 for general admission and $10.00 [...]

By |2020-01-08T16:24:08+00:00January 8th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on Register now for PIC’s Science in the Pub session on Monday, January 20th

Eden Valley Poultry NS – 2 Job postings – President & VP Operations

Eden Valley Poultry currently has 2 job postings President, Berwick, NS VP of Operations, Port Williams, NS Beginning operations in 2012, Eden Valley Poultry Incorporated is a state-of-the-art, top quality poultry processing facility that has earned a reputation for strong partnerships, visionary leadership and operational excellence that ensures Canadian consumers enjoy fresh, wholesome poultry products [...]

By |2019-12-14T20:57:54+00:00December 14th, 2019|Extension|Comments Off on Eden Valley Poultry NS – 2 Job postings – President & VP Operations

Ontario Introduces Legislation to Protect Ontario’s Farmers, Farm Animals and Food Supply

Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Ontario Introduces Legislation to Protect Ontario's Farmers, Farm Animals and Food Supply Unique risks associated with on-farm trespass focus of new bill December 2, 2019 9:35 A.M. Toronto - Later today, Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, will introduce legislation entitled, Security From Trespass and [...]

By |2019-12-14T20:48:09+00:00December 14th, 2019|Extension|Comments Off on Ontario Introduces Legislation to Protect Ontario’s Farmers, Farm Animals and Food Supply

February Producer Updates open for registration

Registration is now open for PIC’s February Producer Updates PIC’s updates aim to keep Ontario poultry producers and industry representatives up to date and informed on relevant topics and emerging issues facing our sector. Pre-registration is $55.00 and at the door registration is $70.00. Doors open at 9:00 am, sessions commence at 9:30 am. The Producer [...]

By |2019-12-11T01:48:02+00:00December 11th, 2019|Extension|Comments Off on February Producer Updates open for registration

St. Isidore’s Eastern Ontario Poultry Conference January 15th

Registration is now open for PIC's Eastern Ontario Poultry Conference in St. Isidore on January 15th, 2020.  This season we have an exciting line up of speakers and topics that are timely and relevant to Ontario's poultry producers. Registration is $55.00 if preregistered, $70.00 for at the door walk-ins. The sessions run from 9:30-3:30 and include lunch [...]

By |2019-12-18T16:23:55+00:00November 28th, 2019|Extension|Comments Off on St. Isidore’s Eastern Ontario Poultry Conference January 15th

Cobourg Producer Update Cancelled

PIC has cancelled our Cobourg Producer Update on December 4. PIC on November 25th, 2019 cancelled our scheduled Cobourg Producer Update due to low attendance registration. We will be re-offering the session next December 2020 in the hopes of providing poultry extension to the producers in this area.  We apologize for any inconvenience this has [...]

By |2019-11-25T21:20:29+00:00November 25th, 2019|Extension|Comments Off on Cobourg Producer Update Cancelled

Maple Leaf Job Posting – Hatchery Manager – Hanover

    A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we [...]

By |2019-11-13T16:03:36+00:00November 13th, 2019|Extension|Comments Off on Maple Leaf Job Posting – Hatchery Manager – Hanover

New Executive Director

Poultry Industry Council Announces New Executive Director Guelph - The Board of Directors of the Poultry Industry Council (PIC) is pleased to announce Ashley Honsberger as the organization’s new Executive Director effective December 2, 2019. Ashley has worked extensively in the agriculture sector with experience in delivering training and learning events for Ontario farm and [...]

By |2019-11-08T16:05:51+00:00November 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Executive Director

Ontario’s New Animal Welfare Model

NEWS Ministry of the Solicitor General Ontario's New Animal Welfare Model October 29, 2019 9:30 A.M. Click Here for PDF version of News Release The Provincial Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) Act is a made-in-Ontario animal welfare model which, if passed, will better protect animals in the province. New Enforcement Model The new enforcement model would [...]

By |2019-11-04T13:27:28+00:00November 4th, 2019|Extension|Comments Off on Ontario’s New Animal Welfare Model