Organized by Cereals Canada, the Canadian Grain Commission and the Canadian International Grains Institute (CIGI), the 2017 New Crop Missions will visit 18 countries, each of which are Canada’s top customers for wheat.
In the words of Henry Ford, “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.”
It is hard to believe, but the genetic engineering technology that gave us herbicide resistant canola, corn and soybeans is yesterday’s science.
As I scrolled through my Facebook this morning, I came across a treasure trove of misinformation and fearmongering.
Should GM be labeled? Is organic healthier? Does glyphosate cause cancer? Do you put your kids at risk if you feed them meat or is the cave-man diet the way to go?
There are some organizations that don’t like modern agriculture. I really don’t understand why.
There have been a lot of questions about trade since the U.S. election. The new President promised to take the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and he did just that with his first Executive Order.
If you had told me in high school or even university that I would be working in the agricultural industry, I would have laughed and shaken my head.
The Canadian cereals industry is united in reaching out to international customers. The 2016 Canadian Wheat New Crop Missions run for seven weeks from the beginning of November to mid-December.