Tag: Janice Bruynooghe

Paul Jefferson Awarded 2016 Forage Industry Innovation Award

At the Saskatchewan Forage Council Annual General Meeting in Saskatoon, on July 26, the Council announced this year’s recipient of the Forage Industry Innovation Award — Paul Jefferson. Jefferson is currently the vice president of operations at the Western Beef Development Centre at Lanigan, SK. He has over three decades of forage research, and a PhD… Read more »

TWORA — Rain in Ontario, Canola Export Uncertainty & the Future of Beef Research — Aug 18

Farmers in much of Ontario are celebrating rain, while combines are parked or stuck due to too much rain in parts of the west. We take a look at how Chinese politics are hurting canola prices, the future of beef research in Canada, and much more on this week’s TWORA podcast, featuring Peter Johnson, Brian… Read more »

New Centre of Excellence to Bring Livestock Chain Research Together

One of the pillars of Canada’s National Beef Strategy — a strategic plan released in early January, 2015 — is connectivity. Saskatchewan’s Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence fits nicely with this goal, by “bringing together every link of the livestock production chain.” Plans for the Centre were announced in July of 2015, when it received $10… Read more »