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Poultry Health Webinar

April 13, 2021 — Poultry Health Webinar ~ June 17, 2021   Presented with Executive Sponsors:                                                                        This summer’s Poultry Health webinar is looking at current trends and how working together in the supply chain can optimize health...

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PAACO Virtual training

March 23, 2021 — July 13, 2021  - July 15, 2021 PAACO Poultry Welfare Auditor Training for 2021 will be held virtually July 13 - 15, 2021. The annual Poultry Welfare Auditor Training includes Broilers, Layers, and Turkeys will be held July 13-15, 2021. Attendees must meet PAACO education and experience requirements to attend. Following successful completion of training and passing the online exam, attendees...

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Research Impacts Webinar - May 6, 2021

March 9, 2021 —   Registration is now open. Canada’s poultry research community is robust and the research outcomes contribute to the world in many ways – it improves our health and well-being, creates economic prosperity, enhances our cultural lives and improves environmental sustainability, to name just a few. Research outcomes and impacts are focused on the benefit of research to the sector, outside...

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Ag Lenders Webinar - April 13, 2021

February 23, 2021 — If poultry is in your client portfolio, consider attending the Agricultural Lenders Webinar to learn about this diverse and growing agricultural sector. The event will feature updates in poultry production from the four commodity boards that will address the challenges and opportunities within the poultry sector. Hear from poultry industry leaders, learn from a producer’s perspective on building investments and...

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National Poultry Show Going Virtual

January 19, 2021 — A Virtual National Poultry Show Event   Are you ready to engage?   Save the date April 7th & 8th, 2021 for an informative, virtual event in place of the in-person National Poultry Show.   The format this year will include four focused topics: Biosecurity, Health Management, Equipment and Innovation in the poultry sector. Sessions run consecutively each day from 10:00 a.m. until Noon, and...

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Raising Backyard Chickens Webinar

January 19, 2021 — Saturday March 27th, 2021  10:00 am - 1:30 pm. Cost $35.00       The trend of raising backyard chickens is growing. People are becoming more interested in where their food comes from, and want to ensure access to quality eggs and chicken, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Does urban farming appeal to you now more than ever?  Wonder what it...

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PIC's Human Resource Solutions

January 19, 2021 — PIC's Human Resources 2 Part Webinar  March 10th & 17th, 2021   This educational event is intended for business owners, operators and HR personel.  The session provides a focused seminar on human resources, best practices in agriculture and explores key issues for the poultry industry.   The two-part interactive webinar will feature:    Assessment tools & resources  Advice you can apply to your work ...

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Producer Updates - February

January 4, 2021 — This year, despite in-person meeting restrictions, we are maintaining our commitment to providing you with access to the latest in poultry production knowledge and ideas.  The pandemic approach to Producer Updates has resulted in the sessions being re-invented.  This year, we are offering added flexibility on format and content. The 2020-2021 Producer Update Series has been divided into three themes...

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PIC's next Science in the Virtual Pub - Jan 25

December 17, 2020 —       Join us for the last of the three Science in the Virtual Pubs on Monday, January 25th, from 6:00 - 8:00pm Cost $20.00. Students $10. Animal Welfare Innovations. Can we truly tell what our birds are feeling? Do we judge it by healthy weight gains, or activity levels? Is it a combination of behaviour and activity? When...

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PIC's 2021 Membership / Sponsor campaign now open

December 10, 2020 — Membership in 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...

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CPRC - New Research Results Website

December 10, 2020 —  Canadian poultry research results new website Ottawa, ON [November 24, 2020] – The Canadian Poultry Research Council (CPRC) launched a new website – poultrysciencecluster.ca – as a central hub for CPRC-funded research. The site includes practical results of nearly 50 made-in-Canada poultry projects conducted over the last 10 years under the Science Cluster program established by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. The new...

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PIC elects two new members and one returning member to its Board of Directors.

October 22, 2020 — Guelph, ON – At its October 22, 2020, annual general meeting, Poultry Industry Council elected two new members and one returning member to its Board of Directors. Ed Verkley serves as the Chair of the Board and was pleased to announce the following new individuals to join the board: Cathy Lennon, General Manager of Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) and...

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