Tag: robynne anderson

More than pretty landscapes: how Canada stacks up globally on sustainability

Canada is internationally know for its clean water, Rocky Mountains, and endless prairie skies. Our agricultural groups use this “clean and pristine” currency to their benefit whenever they are selling our wares overseas, but does a blue sky and waving grain really sell more crops? More than that, can we quantify Canada’s record on soil,… Read more »

Canadian Ag Hall of Fame announces inductees for 2017

The Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame has announced an all-female slate of inductees for 2017. Robynne Anderson, Patty Jones and Jean Szkotnicki will be formally inducted at a ceremony in Calgary on November 30th, 2017. Out of more than 210 individuals inducted since the Hall was formed in 1960, only five are women, notes Herb… Read more »

The G20 Will Talk About Global Food Issues for the First Time – Robynne Anderson, Emerging Ag Inc

The G20 may be dealing with one of the most universally concerning issues its ever faced as it attempts to address the wild swings in food prices across the globe. The developing world is most urgently in need of help as the prices of basic staples have reached levels previously unheard of. Political unrest, malnutrition… Read more »

The Opportunities for African Agriculture – Robynne Anderson

Africa is a place that is rich in culture and beauty and immense in geographical scope and diversity. It also represents some huge potential in terms of agricultural production. Africa has a very large and diverse land base. The challenges facing the development of that land base need to be addressed and overcome in order… Read more »