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October 16, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: October 16 to October 18, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.5387   $0.0601 $69.79 $2.73
Sows $1.3079   $0.0511 $59.33 $2.32
       
Carcass Value $153.39   $5.99

Canadian Pork Producer Priorities for the 2019 Federal Election

The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) released a document identifying the four key “Canadian Pork Producer Priorities for the 2019 Federal Election” to be:

  • wild pigs
  • biosecurity measures
  • zoning
  • public awareness

The full document can be found by clicking Oct 2019 CPC ASF Priorities [PDF]

October 7, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: October 7 to October 11, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.4786   $0.0790 $67.07 $3.58
Sows $1.2568   $0.0672 $57.01 $3.05
       
Carcass Value $147.40   $7.88

September 30, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: September 30 to October 4, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.3996   -$0.0510 $63.49 -$2.31
Sows $1.1897   -$0.0434 $53.96 -$1.97
       
Carcass Value $139.53   -$5.08

September 23, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: September 23 to September 27, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.4506   -$0.0996 $65.80 -$4.52
Sows $1.2330   -$0.0847 $55.93 -$3.84
       
Carcass Value $144.61   -$9.93

CPC Issues Important Documents Relating to the Upcoming Federal Election

With the federal election launched last week, political party campaigns and leaders will be travelling across Canada to roll out their platforms.  Throughout the next five weeks, CPC will be monitoring  the campaigns of the four parties (Liberals, Conservatives, NDP and Green Party) that could have government or  influence policy and government decisions in the next parliament. They will be documenting comments and commitments that could impact pork producers and sharing that information with members.  Depending on the relevance, CPC will send out election watch documents as it occurs or as part of a weekly summary of election activities.

CPC encourages producers to speak with candidates during the election period.

Please see three important documents below, issued by the CPC:

CPC Chair – Election Letter to Producers Sept 2019 Web links in the bottom of the letter will take the producer to two documents that can help producers talk about the five priorities

2019 Election Priorities September 2019 This election priorities document can be shared with the candidate

2019 Election Priorities – Speaking Points September 2019 This speaking points document contains information for producers to review

September 16, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: September 16 to September 20, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.5502   -$0.1393 $70.32 -$6.32
Sows $1.3177   -$0.1184 $59.77 -$5.37
       
Carcass Value $154.54   -$13.89

September 9, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: September 9 to September 13, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.6895   -$0.1385 $76.64 -$6.28
Sows $1.4361   -$0.1177 $65.14 -$5.34
       
Carcass Value $168.43   -$13.81

September 3, 2019 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: September 3 to September 6, 2019

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.8280   -$0.1254 $82.92 -$5.69
Sows $1.5538   -$0.1066 $70.48 -$4.83
       
Carcass Value $182.24   -$12.50

Open Farm Day 2019

Open Farm Day is a province wide event held on the third Sunday in September, this year falling on September 15th, 2019. Open Farm Day creates the opportunity for participating Nova Scotia farmers to open their doors to members of their community. 

For those interested in attending, please visit https://meetyourfarmer.ca/open-farm-day/ to see a list of all participating farms!

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