PigTrace will increase the price of its tags, effective Aug. 1. The small ones go up by 20 cents, the large ones by 35 cents.
Industry leaders are urging farmers to enlist in the program and to use the tags because they will be helpful in the event of an outbreak of African Swine Fever.
PigTrace is a national program, supported by pork marketing boards across Canada. It keeps track of all the places a pig has been.