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    • The Future of Livestock

      Farmtario, January 11, 2022: I recently gave a presentation on the Future of Livestock focused on big things that will impact what that future will look like. Consumer demand/retail pull will drive new production standards that may be incentivized in the short run but will become the new norm over the long term. Climate change will impact all that we do in society, and that includes how we raise animals.

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    • Dairy cattle grazing

      That's a lot of zeros

      CEO commentary by Mike McMorris, January 2022: Most Ontario producers will not have heard of FAIRR (Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return). a collaborative investor network based in London, UK with forty-five trillion dollars ($45,000,000,000,000) under management. Their analysis and perspective may carry weight into the future.

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    • Pigs in a barn

      University of Guelph decision support system could predict the next pandemic

      Influenza virus that jumps from pigs or poultry to humans could be catastrophic By Lilian Schaer for Livestock Research Innovation Corporation For Shayan...

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    • Predicting the next pandemic

      Canadian Poultry, January 2022: University of Guelph researchers are building a decision support system for Avian Influenza detection.

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