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    • A better future together - how LRIC works for its members

      Milk Producer, March 2021: Nearly a decade ago, leaders from Ontario’s livestock sector came together with government to form Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) to help create and advance a collaborative approach to research and innovation. Dairy Farmers of Ontario recently reconfirmed their commitment to LRIC and collaborative research and innovation in Ontario's livestock sector.

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    • What's in a name?

      Commentary by Mike McMorris, LRIC CEO, March 2021: A critical stage of a livestock innovation system is getting research results into action on farms. My first full-time job was providing “extension” services for beef farmers while today, in my current job, I often hear that the process of getting research results to farmers is not working.

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    • Infrastructure, people critical to advancing poultry research and innovation

      Canadian Poultry, February/March 2021: The world needs to strengthen its focus on protecting the health and wellbeing of livestock and poultryas it’s not a question of whether there will be another pandemic, but rather when, believes Dr. Shayan Sharif, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies at the Ontario Veterinary College.

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    • Chalk question mark on a blackboard


      Commentary by Mike McMorris, LRIC CEO, February 2021: Kids have a natural tendency to ask “Why?”. It can be fun, annoying and challenging all at the same time having to answer that repeatedly. And yet it may be the best question of all.  

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