Mary Buhr, right, dean of the University of Saskatchewan’s agriculture college, has come under fire for accepting funding from A&W executives.  |  File photo

University wrong to accept A&W donation

On Dec.1 the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Agriculture and Bioresources announced a $5 million donation from A&W to go toward the Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence. A&W has demonstrated through its fear-based marketing campaign that it is no friend to agriculture or science. You know the one. The guy in the orange bread […] Read more

A&W executives Susan Senecal and Trish Sahlstrom present Mary Buhr, dean of the U of S’s College of Agriculture and Bioresources, with the first of five $1 million cheques.  |  William DeKay photo

A&W donates millions to livestock research centre

A&W’s donation of $5 million to the University of Saskatchewan’s Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence is a good long-term investment for the Canadian beef industry, said academic and industry representatives. “The research that’s going to happen there will solve the challenges of today and tomorrow for producers for a long time to come,” said […] Read more