• News Articles

    • 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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    • Mentorship program participants on farm tour

      New mentorship program builds bridges

      Canadian Poultry, January 2021: Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) has launched a mentorship program for new University of Guelph faculty in the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC), Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), and College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CPES) to make connections to the provincial livestock industry.

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    • Dairy sector ready for second wave of COVID-19

      Ontario Dairy Farmer, November 2020: As the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic gathers steam in Canada, the nation’s food supply chain - and the dairy sector in particular - is much better prepared to handle new rounds of upheaval than six months ago.

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    • Glass of milk

      Dairy: New DNA-test for rapid A1 detection in milk

      LRIC newsletter, October 2020: A Swiss biotech company has developed a quick, reliable way to identify the presence of A1 beta-casein in milk.

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  • Research Scouts

  • ‘Buttergate’ debunked: No evidence butter is harder due to palm supplements for cows

    Published March 26, 2021

    Visit theconversation.com

  • Feeding Cattle Seaweed Reduces Their Greenhouse Gas Emissions 82 Percent

    Published March 24, 2021

    Visit www.ucdavis.edu

  • Red Clover, Red Clover - reduce hyper-ammonia-producing bacteria in cattle rumen

    Published March 22, 2021

    Visit tellus.ars.usda.gov

  • Forget the fly swatter: Biologists map genes to fight stable flies

    Published March 19, 2021

    Visit www.uc.edu

  • European innovations aim to capture waste from cows

    Published March 19, 2021

    Visit farmtario.com

  • Seaweed as a methane inhibitor is not free of risks

    Published March 16, 2021

    Visit www.wur.nl