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    • Back to the future

      CEO Commentary: We are heading deeper into a new world of farming, one with a huge impact from engineering and technologies. While not new, this is a bit of a throwback with a renewed interest in agriculture from the engineering world. 

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    • Deckert joins swine faculty at OVC

      Better Pork, June 2024: Over three decades ago, Dr. Anne Deckert first started working at the Ontario Veterinary College as a summer student for Dr. Bob Friendship. This past February, following his retirement, she returned full-time to OVC when she became an assistant professor.

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    • Feeding the Future

      CEO Commentary: The agri-food industry is the most important in the world – we all need to eat. Research and innovation have enabled tremendous change in the livestock sector, and we can expect that change to increase in rate.

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    • News release: Upcoming livestock symposium focuses on engineering a better farm

      May 27, 2024: Farmers, researchers and automation industry experts will tackle the topic of engineering a better farm at the annual Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) symposium on June 20. Dr. Mary Wells, Dean of Engineering at the University of Waterloo, will headline a panel that explores how research from outside the agriculture sector could be used for the benefit of the livestock industry. 

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