Face of farming gets facelift

DES MOINES, Iowa — Marji Guyler-Alaniz was one of about 100 million Americans who watched the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers compete in the Super Bowl on Feb. 3, 2013. One commercial made an impression on Guyler-Alaniz and millions of other viewers that day: an advertisement for Dodge Ram trucks. “It was the most […] Read more


Women in agriculture

This is the fourth of a four-part series looking at the role women play in agriculture, how it has changed and what the future holds. When Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay announced two women would fill top posts on federal commissions earlier this year, the press release indicated each would serve as “a model to young […] Read more


Women in agriculture

This is the final instalment of a three-part series looking at the role women play in agriculture. This week we feature the career of the new 
chief commissioner of the Canadian Grain Commission, Patti Miller.

This is the third of a four-part series looking at the role women play in agriculture, how it has changed and what the future holds. Patti Miller has never been one to stand still. In the constantly evolving agriculture industry, Miller herself evolves, periodically reinventing her career from market analyst to private sector corporate affairs […] Read more



Women in agriculture

This is the second of a four-part series looking at the role women play in agriculture, how it has changed and what the future holds. In Alberta, a woman sets up a Facebook group to provide a forum for women working in agriculture and within two weeks the group has 2,000 participants. In Saskatchewan, a […] Read more


Women in agriculture

This is the first of a three-part series looking at the role women play in agriculture, how it has changed and what the future holds.

This is the first of a four-part series looking at the role women play in agriculture, how it has changed and what the future holds. SUMMERLAND, B.C. — When Iris Meck got a management job right out of university in 1978, she didn’t consider it a big deal. Yet by joining the Cargill management team, […] Read more