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Man. pork group says regs hinder hog investment


October 7, 2014, Brandon, Man – Manitoba’s hog industry is at a standstill because the province wants new pig barns to have “zero impact” on the environment, says Manitoba Pork Council chair Karl Kynoch.

Kynoch, who spoke at a Brandon Chamber of Commerce luncheon in September, said the provincial government is unwilling to modify its manure management regulations. Consequently, producers and companies are unwilling to invest in new barns. READ MORE