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Agricultural Lenders Conference April 21, 2020

Join us for Agricultural Lenders Conference - Poultry Production, on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at the Holiday Inn and Convention Centre in Guelph from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. If poultry is in your client portfolio, consider attending the Agricultural Lenders Conference to learn about this diverse and growing agricultural sector. The event features updates [...]

By |2020-03-09T19:27:23-04:00February 24th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on Agricultural Lenders Conference April 21, 2020

CFIA Humane Transportation Regulations Fact Sheet now available

The new CFIA Humane Transportation Regulations for livestock has now come into affect.  For broiler chickens and spent hens the maximum interval without water is now 24 hours, and 28 hours without feed. For hatching birds (chicks only) the regulation has not changed; the maximum interval without feed and water is 72 hours from time [...]

By |2020-02-20T16:10:44-05:00February 20th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on CFIA Humane Transportation Regulations Fact Sheet now available

Guelph Job Fair, February 25th 2020

Jobs Canada Fair invites you to participate in the Guelph Job Fair, February 25th 2020, from 1pm - 3pm at the Holiday Inn Hotel located at 601, Scottsdale Dr, Guelph. ON. N1G 3E7. The Guelph Job Fair welcomes 75-100 of job seekers (professional adults, students, newcomers, foreign workers, skilled and landed immigrants) looking for work, education [...]

By |2020-02-05T19:55:23-05:00February 5th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on Guelph Job Fair, February 25th 2020

Take PIC’s Survey; have your say and enter to win!

Please help the Poultry Industry Council evaluate our programs and member services: what we do, how we do it, and why we do it. We appreciate the fact that we have a very loyal stakeholder  base, and would like to know what you think as we work to continuously improve.  Please take a few minutes [...]

By |2020-01-29T17:51:55-05:00January 29th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on Take PIC’s Survey; have your say and enter to win!

Registration is now open for PIC’s Raising Backyard Chickens Course on Saturday, March 21, 2020

As people are becoming more interested in where their food comes from, the trend of raising back yard chickens is growing. Guelph approves the growing of chickens however many growers have questions about welfare, environment, winter management, manure management and health of their birds. The Poultry Industry Council’s course will help address some of these [...]

By |2020-02-06T17:44:35-05:00January 29th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on Registration is now open for PIC’s Raising Backyard Chickens Course on Saturday, March 21, 2020

Don’t Miss our February Producer Updates Register Now!

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 Updates are made possible through generous sponsorship’s provided [...]

By |2020-01-29T17:13:39-05:00January 29th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on Don’t Miss our February Producer Updates Register Now!

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 |2020-01-09T19:41:41-05:00January 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 |2020-01-08T16:24:08-05:00January 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 |2019-12-14T20:57:54-05:00December 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 |2019-12-14T20:48:09-05:00December 14th, 2019|Extension|Comments Off on Ontario Introduces Legislation to Protect Ontario’s Farmers, Farm Animals and Food Supply
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