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April 26, 2019

U of G’s ‘Chicken Whisperer’ to receive lifetime achievement award

Humane Canada recognizes Ian Duncan for animal welfare research.

Ontario budget delivers mixed bag for agriculture

Plan includes investment in rural broadband, significant cut to OMAFRA budget.

Embedded systems innovator Idris Soule named CTO of Transport Genie Ltd.

Sensor-based tracking system protects farmed animal health during transport.
Feature articles 
Future Fields

Lab grown meat companies see opportunity for growth, research in Canada

Canadian companies plan to serve up chicken, beef burgers and mouse-meat cat treats in the coming years, all without the need to slaughter a single animal. Entrepreneurs see an opportunity where there's been a dearth of lab-grown meat startups that proliferated in the U.S. » Read more
John Brunnquell

Putting the chicken before the egg

Farmer John Brunnquell is also president and founder of Egg Innovations, a company with a unique model for organic, free-range egg production. The company owns 65 layer barns, each one housing 20,000 birds. The producer leverages that largescale operation to advance animal welfare in collaboration with European poultry researchers. » Read more

PIC Research Day

May 1
Stratford, Ont.
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May 14
Abbotsford, B.C.
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B.C. Poultry Symposium

May 15
Abbotsford, B.C.
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Platinum Brooding Course

May 23
High River, Alta.
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