Agriculture minister Gerry Ritz and member of parliament Scott Armstrong were in Truro, Nova Scotia, today to announce an investment of $8 million for the Organic Federation of Canada (OFC) to lead an organic science cluster aimed at helping “the sector respond to market demand and capture new opportunities,” according to a press release. Two… Read More

There’s certainly a lot going on in the world economy, with ongoing discussions around the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA), mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (mCOOL), and Russia’s response to recently imposed sanctions. But what does the future look like for global growth, in general? For next year, it looks good. At least according to Glen Hodgson,… Read More

Cornelia Kreplin has a history of accepting opportunities. After training in veterinary medicine and receiving a graduate degree in veterinary reproductive patholgy, Kreplin took a career with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, serving as the provincial reproductive pathologist and later as Alberta’s Chief Provincial Veterinarian. In 1999, Kreplin accepted an incredible opportunity to build a… Read More

Last month, we reported on an initiative happening in Saskatchewan where school children are given the opportunity to experience agriculture by planting and interacting with the resources that go into pizza ingredients. Though it’s fun to photograph and document events such as this, it’s hard to tell the story from the perspective of the people involved. That’s… Read More

Winners have been announced in the Farm & Food Care Foundation’s inaugural Farm Photo Contest. The contest which ran from early May until the end of June gave photographers the chance to enter their farm photography in six categories – All About Animals, Canadian Farm Scenes, Crazy About Crops, Farm Faces, Farm Fun and Farm… Read More