SaskPork sets up hotline to report wild boars

Oct 12, 2021 | 5:17am

SaskPork has set up a hotline for residents to report sightings of wild boars. SaskPork general manager Mark Ferguson says wild pigs are considered an invasive species, introduced 20 to 30 years ago, and cause serious damage to plants and wild animals. As well, he says the wild boars carry diseases that can be transmitted […]

Sask. producers welcome creation of new Canadian Pork Promotion and Research Agency

Nov 6, 2020 | 4:31am

Saskatchewan pork producers support the creation of the Canadian Pork Promotion and Research Agency. Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announced creation of the agency Thursday. She says it will be funded by levies on producer sales and pork imports and expand pork promotion and research. The manager of SaskPork, Mark Ferguson, says creation of the agency […]