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    • Engineering a better farm

      CEO Commentary: A beef farmer observed recently that the past few years have seen an amazing evolution of technology and automation - in the crops world. He was making the point that the livestock sector was being left behind.

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    • Lee-Anne Huber

      Using research to solve practical swine industry problems

      Better Pork, February 2024: Dr. Lee-Anne Huber’s goal for her swine research program at the University of Guelph is simple: to answer nutrition-related questions and real-world challenges producers are facing. She sees her position as a service role to the pork industry with her research focused on sow nutrition.

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    • Charting the path forward for the livestock sector with research and innovation

      Milk Producer, December 2023: A new report puts research, innovation and a comprehensive policy approach as core pillars underpinning the successful future of Canada’s livestock industry. The report by the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) notes that the complexity and interconnectedness of animal agriculture means its value and impact can’t be measured with simple metrics and that many challenges and opportunities are shared ac

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    • Trust

      CEO Commentary: A big part of getting research into practice (GRIP) is successfully moving useful information along a line of people - from researcher to farmer, for example. At the end of the line, the farmer needs to make a decision of whether or not to make a change on their farm. The key to those decisions is the trust that the farmer puts in the source of the information. 

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