What’s potentially on the desk for the next agriculture minister? What should be in the new Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s mandate letter? Host Kelvin Heppner is joined by Tyler McCann, managing director of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute, for this episode of RealAg Politics. McCann recently wrote his own mandate letter of what he… Read More

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by GlenGarry Farm Finance. Today, you’ll hear from: Karen Proud, president and CEO of Fertilizer Canada, on federal policy for fertilizer emissions reductions; A product spotlight with Tara Sterken of GlenGarry Farm Finance; Tyler McCann of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI), on the… Read More

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) has named four renowned agri-food experts as distinguished fellows. Dr. Susan Wood-Bohm, Dr. Ellen Goddard, Ted Bilyea, and Nicholas Mesly will “contribute to a thriving and sustainable agri-food system through policy research in the critical areas of environmental sustainability, innovation and animal health, trade, and water,” says CAPI. Tyler… Read More

Today’s show covers a variety of topics, from seed value creation to animal activists. Hear: Tyler McCann, Canadian Seed Trade Association, on the new Seed Variety Use Agreement (SVUA) pilot program; A product spotlight with Graham Collier, Nufarm; Todd Lewis, Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan, talks meeting the Chinese ambassador, the rail blockades, and the… Read More

The Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) wasted no time in filling the recently vacated role of executive director. Tyler McCann has been chosen by the board of directors to fill the position on an interim basis, replacing Dave Carey. “CSTA is pleased to welcome Tyler McCann as interim executive director,” says Georges Chaussé, president of… Read More

 

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