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Category: Food

Jeff Simmons Believes in Technology to Help Feed the World

By: Shaun Haney

December 8, 2011

Jeff Simmons is the President of Elanco and he has truly made it his personal mission to educate the consumer on why technology is so critical to...Read more »

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Ep 2 Saiks AgriTreks: Growing Grapes for Wine Production in the Napa Valley

By: Shaun Haney

December 7, 2011

When we consider agriculture, we tend to think of the rougher, more industrial type. We think of large scale harvest machinery involved in the corn,...Read more »

Gary Pike: Should Supply Management Stay or Go in Canada?

By: Shaun Haney

December 6, 2011

The topic of supply management has been raised in the news recently. A number of different media outlets have been examining the issues surrounding...Read more »

PepsiCo Switches To Nexera Oil In Some of Its Major Brands

By: Shaun Haney

November 16, 2011

New Coke is a formulation and a branding error that will live in infamy forever. People hate when you mess with their favourite brands. The tiniest...Read more »

Omega 9 Oil Use On The Rise In North America

By: Shaun Haney

November 1, 2011

“Healthy alternative” is one of the most popular descriptive phrases circulating in North America today. Consumers are becoming more and more...Read more »

Dairies are Different than the CWB Single Desk Issue

By: Shaun Haney

October 28, 2011

Now that it looks like the Canadian Wheat Board’s single desk is about to be extinguished, it seems that the main stream media has turned its...Read more »

Farmers Feed Cities Measures Agricultures Impact in Ontario

By: Shaun Haney

October 6, 2011

If the numbers don’t lie, organizations like Farmers Feed Cities and the agricultural community at large have a lot of work to do. According to a...Read more »

Meeting the Global Demand for Wheat

By: Jay Bradshaw

September 30, 2011

The global demand for wheat is expected to double over the next forty years – and Canada can play an important role in meeting that demand. In...Read more »

What Does the Consumer Really Want? – Theresa Dietrich

By: Shaun Haney

August 24, 2011

As a livestock producer, how many times have you heard, “We need to produce what the consumer wants.” That is a simple impactful statement but is...Read more »

Wheat School: Key Growth Opportunities for Canadian Wheat – Earl Geddes, CIGI

By: Shaun Haney

July 27, 2011

The Canadian wheat industry is changing, especially in the west. The elimination of the single desk is the key factor driving that change. Across the...Read more »

Patrick Moore on GMO, Sustainable Energy and Pop Environmentalism

By: Shaun Haney

June 7, 2011

At first glance, Patrick Moore resembles more CEO than ecologist, but give him a topic like the opposition to genetically modified crops, and you get...Read more »

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

By: Shaun Haney

May 20, 2011

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...Read more »

Why The Conservative Majority is Not Good For Ontario Agriculture

By: Shaun Haney

May 5, 2011

By Stewart Skinner,  (@modernfarmer) I found watching the election progress on Twitter exciting on Monday night (you could argue I should get...Read more »

Wheat School – Warburtons Foods Perspective of the Canadian Wheat Industry – Adam Dyck

By: Shaun Haney

April 8, 2011

For businesses involved in the food industry, a consistent, quality ingredient is a necessity. This is especially true for those involved in baked...Read more »

The Success of the Costco Value Chain for Farmers

By: Shaun Haney

March 22, 2011

By Jason Stroeve It’s a running joke that while it costs you $55 to $100 dollars a year to get into Costco, it usually costs you at least $200...Read more »