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Raising Back Yard Chickens March 26th open for Registration

January 13, 2022 — Registration is now open for PIC's Raising Backyard Chickens Webinar. The session will be held on Saturday, March 26th from 10:00 am to 1:30 and will cost participants $35.00.  All attendees must pre-register using the online link below. The trend of raising backyard chickens is growing. People are becoming more interested in where their food comes from, and want to ensure...

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February Producer Updates Pivot to Virtual Platform

January 11, 2022 — In response to the uncertainty of government protocols and regulations, and in the interest of public health and safety, PIC has pivoted our February 9th and 23rd Producer Updates to virtual webinars.  Both sessions will run from 9:30 am to noon and cost $25.00 each.  New tentative agendas can be seen below. Each agenda is unique so be sure to tune in for...

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Science in the Pub - Cancelled

January 5, 2022 — Science in the Pub - Emerging Disease and Vaccines -  January 24th Cancelled   Thank you so much for your interest in PIC’s Science in the Pub that was scheduled for Monday, January 24th. In response to the uncertainty of government protocols and regulations, and in the interest of public health and safety, PIC has cancelled the upcoming event.  We...

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PIC re-elects 3 returning members to its Board of Directors.

October 29, 2021 — At its virtual October 28, 2021, annual general meeting, Poultry Industry Council re-elected three returning members to its Board of Directors. Long-standing board member Ed Verkley of Verkley Enterprises was re-elected to the board, along with Caroline Gonano, Turkey Farmers of Canada and Mike Terpstra, Association of Ontario Chicken Processors. The board was pleased to re-elect Ed Verkley, to fill the...

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2022 Membership / Sponsorship Campaign Now Open

October 20, 2021 — This past year Poultry Industry Council (PIC) and the poultry industry faced an unprecedented situation that continues to affect us all, causing us to retool and rethink how we do business.   Ours is a sector that thrives on new information and knowledge, and PIC continues to be proactive in supporting our members, partners, and the industry in giving access to important resources and staying...

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December 15th Virtual Producer Update Open for Registration

October 18, 2021 — It’s finally time for Poultry Industry Council’s 2021-2022 Producer Updates! Registration is now open for December's 15th virtual update from 9:30 am to 12:00, at a cost of $25.00.    Dates & Locations: Due to the changing nature of health restrictions and gathering limits, our first Producer Update will be virtual and the second two are intended to be in person...

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Poultry Innovations Conference November 17 & 18, 2021

September 17, 2021 — The Future Starts with Good Ideas. Please join us for our biennial Poultry Innovations Conference, brought to you with Executive Sponsor Farm Credit Canada, being held virtually on November 17th and 18th. Both days will run from 9:30 - 12:30 and cost $55.00 for Members and $80.00 for Non-members. This 'must attend' virtual conference will bring the innovators and industry leaders together.  Educational in...

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PIC's Virtual AGM is open for Registration

September 17, 2021 —     The Poultry Industry Council's Virtual Annual General Meeting Thursday, October 28, 2021 10:00 - 11:30 am   Please join PIC's Board of Directors, staff and guest speakers as we host this year's virtual AGM.  All Members and Non-Members are welcome to attend. We are pleased to be welcoming guest speakers who will be providing general economic updates on...

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PIC's Golf Tournament - A great day had by all!

September 7, 2021 —   Poultry Industry Council's Fundraiser Golf Tournament was a great success.  The 2021 Poultry Industry Council’s (PIC) annual charity golf tournament couldn’t have happened on a more perfect day. 164 golfers had a great time at Foxwood Golf Club in Baden, Ont., where everyone benefitted from a day out to safely reconnect with colleagues in the poultry sector.  There were many...

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ARMMI

May 28, 2021 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2021   ARMMI To wind down operations, disburse remaining stockpile to Feather Boards Guelph - The Agriculture Response Materials Management Inc. (ARMMI) organization has ceased operations and will distribute the remaining stockpile among the four founding feather boards.  Incorporated as a not-for-profit in 2008, ARMMI was created out of a response to the SARS outbreak...

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