When the Canadian Wheat Research Priorities task group convened in 2019 to begin the consultative process that would create the 2020-2022 priorities, they purposely invited representatives along the entire wheat value chain from across Canada.
Innovation is a competitive advantage for Canadian farmers. It is through ongoing innovation that Canadian wheat exports will compete with the likes of the Black Sea.
I became part of the agriculture industry four years ago. Shortly after, I wrote, “Agriculture: My Journey so far”. It was a reflection on my first six months working in this amazing sector. Despite being new to agriculture I knew I had found where I belonged!
Have you ever heard of new crop missions? Probably not. Most farmers I’ve talked to over the past couple of months have never heard of them.
In the words of Henry Ford, “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.”
As I scrolled through my Facebook this morning, I came across a treasure trove of misinformation and fearmongering.