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    • Disrupting the livestock sector

      Farmtario, March 6, 2023: Ask people what they think of when they hear the word disruption, and you will get mixed reactions. Avian influenza has been a big disruptor; so, too, has the iPhone and so using those as examples, some people fear disruption while others welcome it.

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    • Metrics matter

      CEO Commentary by Mike McMorris: One of the big challenges facing the livestock sectors is their impact on the environment, the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) in particular. All sectors will need to show a reduced emission of GHG in the coming years. A big question though is “What exactly are we measuring?”

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    • Disrupting the livestock sector

      CEO Commentary by Mike McMorris: I recently attended the annual general meeting of AgSights, an LRIC member organization dedicated to data collection, information and genetic evaluations that is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

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    • Hamburger

      Plant-based burgers not healthier than beef, new research shows

      Ontario Beef: February 2023: A plant-based burger might look like beef and taste like beef - but that doesn’t make it beef. According to new research from the University of Guelph, that’s an important distinction that has a dramatic impact on everything from how we digest plant-based protein alternatives to the type of bacteria growing in the human gut.

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