• A great story

    CEO Commentary by Mike McMorris: There are many people telling the story of livestock these days. Their messages are short and simple and are gaining traction with the vast majority of people that have nothing to do with livestock. It matters what those people hear and begin to feel.

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  • News release: Symposium focuses on telling the good story of livestock

    May 8, 2023: The balanced story of the livestock sector is a good one – and the importance of sharing that story outside of the industry is the theme of the Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) annual symposium to be held June 1.

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    Livestock meeting focuses on getting research from the lab to the farm

    Ontario Farmer, May 2, 2023: Improving how the livestock sector can get research into practice brought approximately 60 people together for a daylong event hosted by Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) in Elora. 

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  • Data – simple answer but what’s the question?

    Ontario Farmer, April 11, 2023: There is arguably more data being collected everywhere all the time than ever before in human history, including in the agri-food sector. How to best collect, manage, govern, and use that data are questions still in search of answers, however. 

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  • Food digestibility as important as ingredients, research shows

    Ontario Farmer, April 11, 2023: New research from the University of Guelph shows that how the body digests food is as important as what it’s made of. A piece of a plant-based meat alternative might look and taste like meat, but that doesn’t mean it has the same impact on the human body as the real thing. 

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    Seize the moment

    CEO Commentary by Mike McMorris: There is a keen awareness now that we all need to do a better job of getting research into practice (GRIP).

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  • Building a bridge between research and livestock sector

    Ontario Farmer, April 4, 2023: Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) has expanded its successful mentorship program for early career faculty to include graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, and industry and government staff working in livestock and poultry research through a new initiative called the Bridge.

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  • News release: LRIC hosting workshop to improve getting research into practice

    March 29, 2023: How the livestock sector collectively can do a better job of getting research results from the lab to the farm is the focus of a day-long workshop being hosted by Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC). 

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  • Disrupting the livestock sector

    Farmtario, March 6, 2023: Ask people what they think of when they hear the word disruption, and you will get mixed reactions. Avian influenza has been a big disruptor; so, too, has the iPhone and so using those as examples, some people fear disruption while others welcome it.

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