Livestock Research Innovation Corporation

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Topics of Importance for Ontario's Livestock Industry


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LRIC is supported by The Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) which is a five-year (2023-2028), $3.5-billion investment by federal-provincial and territorial governments to strengthen competitiveness, innovation, and resiliency of the agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector. This includes $1 billion in federal programs and activities and a $2.5 billion commitment that is cost-shared 60 per cent federally and 40 per cent provincially/territorially for programs that are designed and delivered by the provinces and territories.

  • Recent News

    • Tara McCarthy speaking at Alltech One

      Global food system can rise to challenges, new research shows

      Ontario Farmer, Sep 12, 2023: A global survey into the attitudes towards agricultural sustainability shows there’s a realistic understanding of the crises currently facing the agri-food industry, and respondents are overwhelmingly optimistic about the food system’s ability to rise to the challenges. 

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    • Young birds inside the barn

      Getting research to the farm

      Canadian Poultry, October 2023: Improving how the livestock sector can get research into practice brought approximately 60 people together for a daylong event earlier this year hosted by Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) in Elora. 

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    • News release: Livestock Research Innovation Corporation hires Industry Services Manager

      September 18, 2023: Kelly Somerville has joined the Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) staff team as the organization’s new Industry Services Manager.

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    • Blackberry device

      Keeping up

      CEO Commentary by Mike McMorris: The rise and fall of the Blackberry device over two decades can't help but make you wonder about what the next 20 years will bring as we see more and more "tech" ideas come to life in the livestock sector.

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