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Province supports improved flood forecasting

swan river, man. / The province will support a volunteer-based snow- and rainfall-monitoring network called the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) in Manitoba, which will provide more accurate and timely weather data to enhance flood forecasting, Premier Greg Selinger announced April 27. “Manitoba is always looking for ways to improve flood forecasting

Federal support for swine research

The federal government has invested $200,000 into two Manitoba Pork Council research projects exploring improved health in swine barns and field studies of using swine manure in crop production. The first investment of over $150,000 will test the effectiveness of an electrostatic space charge system (ESCS) to reduce and prevent the airborne transmission of porcine