Tag: Jillian McDonald

“Thank you so much. Grow wheat!” Wheat Pete’s Send-off at FarmSmart ’15

Peter Johnson will be the first to tell you he’s not retiring — he’s just retiring from his role as cereal specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. So while we won’t be completely rid of Wheat Pete, as he’s known, his departure from the ministry still deserves a send-off befitting… Read more »

Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission Hires Executive Director

The Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SBDC) recently announced it has hired Jill McDonald as the new executive director. McDonald has extensive and diverse experience in agriculture, having worked with the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP), as a lecturer and researcher at the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Agriculture and having operated a private consulting company. “I… Read more »