Confidence in growth potential of Saskatchewan swine industry
Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister, Mark Wartman,
expressed confidence saying that the province is ideally suited to accommodate
an aggressive expansion of pig production in an environmentally sound
A survey of Saskatchewan's pig producers has shown approximately 80%
support to commit pigs to and invest in a Saskatchewan based primary processing
plant to replace the Mitchell's Gourmet Foods plant slated for closure by Maple
Agricultural Minister, Mark
, says that the province has good geological conditions as well as
the ability to produce large amounts of feed, creating a significant opportunity
to expand pig production. The government supports aggressive long term
plans for growth and wants to see the full cycle, from farrow to finish to
slaughter and processing.
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