ENVIRONMENT: What Ontario pork producers get for their research dollars
From manure storage construction and application to anaerobic digestion, research supported by Ontario Pork is helping producers to operate their business in a more environmentally sustainable manner
by SAM BRADSHAW
Ontario's pork producers have invested over $3.9 million dollars in environmental research in the last 10 years. So what do we get for it?
Most will remember the early 1990s, when it seemed like every application for a building permit was being challenged. Research served to prove to regulators and others that we were operating our businesses in an environmentally sustainable manner.