• News Articles

    • Thinking beyond the species

      Ontario Hog Farmer, April/May 2021: Many issues facing livestock farmers today are complex and multi-faceted, affect different livestock types and require a broader spectrum of expertise. That’s where the concept of a cross-sectoral approach to research comes into play, which LRIC, commodity organizations and the research community have increasingly been focusing on.

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    • It’s time for a Livestock Manifesto

      Farmtario, April 8, 2021: We know all too well that livestock producers count on consumers for their purchasing power and most of us are aware of the “social contract” that the agriculture industry needs to live up to with society. How is the livestock sector doing with regards to the view that society holds of it? Based on headlines and social media, not so well.

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    • New meat scientist joins University of Guelph faculty

      Professor Marcio Duarte is expected to soon join the University of Guelph’s Department of Animal Biosciences as assistant professor in meat science and muscle biology.

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    • Mentorship program participants on farm tour

      New mentorship program builds bridges

      Canadian Poultry, January 2021: Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) has launched a mentorship program for new University of Guelph faculty in the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC), Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), and College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CPES) to make connections to the provincial livestock industry.

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  • Research Scouts

  • African Swine Fever Virus Vaccine Candidate Now Produced in a Cell Line

    Published May 6, 2021

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  • We’re creating ‘humanized pigs’ in our ultraclean lab to study human illnesses and treatments

    Published April 27, 2021

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  • Pork research barn nears building stage

    Published April 20, 2021

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  • Keeping livestock: Can we end the cage age? It is possible with support measures.

    Published April 12, 2021

    Visit www.sciencedaily.com

  • Antibiotic-resistant strains of staph bacteria may be spreading between pigs raised in factory farms

    Published March 9, 2021

    Visit www.jhsph.edu

  • New cell line could lead to more reliable vaccine development to fight costly pig virus

    Published March 8, 2021

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