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Positive Path for Livestock Research

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Former ARIO (Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario) chair Stewart Cressman reflects on the organization he’s chaired for the past 8 years and the positive direction in which research is going. The combination of the evolution of the director selection process, streamlined approaches to encourage more involvement in the industry, and most prominently, infrastructure renewal of research stations have been pushing ARIO and livestock research in Ontario on the right path.

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A Research Barn Cost How Much?

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There are differences in the reasons and the needs between a commercial barn and a research facility.  Read the article and learn why.

Cost differences between research and commercial barns

Group sow housing reduces energy costs

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Work done at the Prairie Swine Centre has found that group sow housing can lower energy costs for producers. By housing sows in groups, room temperatures can be reduced from 15C to 9-10 C, reducing energy costs by approximately 78 per cent.

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