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Helmut Janz (l) Aherne Award winner and Dr. Michael Dyck, chair of the F.X. Aherne prize committee.

Mechanical processing arm receives award

Zhoda barn manager honoured at Banff Pork Seminar

The developer of a tool that improves handling for baby pigs at processing and improves the health and well-being of farm workers has been awarded the 2014 F.X. Aherne Prize for Innovative Pork Production by the Banff Pork Seminar. Helmut Janz, a barn manager for Maple Leaf in Zhoda, Manitoba, received the award for his