Keep agriculture on policy radar

When Agriculture Canada released its science and innovation strategy in 2006, it said: “The Canadian agriculture and agri-food industry is a cornerstone of our economic and social fabric. The sector is a key contributor to the high quality of life enjoyed by citizens across the country. It is vital to our nation’s economic success, currently […] Read more

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Defend agriculture by communicating

I grew up in a small agricultural community, spent seven years in Canada’s best agriculture college at the University of Saskatchewan and was a research scientist for about eight years. I do not consider myself an agricultural or scientific expert, but I do think agriculture, and the way we talk about it, is important. The […] Read more