• News Articles

    • An eye on the horizon

      Milk Producer, July 2021: It's important to keep an eye on the horizon for newer, more significant emerging issues and to make sure there’s credible information available to inform policy and public opinion. LRIC CEO Mike McMorris says that this is increasingly important in the face of changing consumer attitudes.

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    • Livestock research needs more collaborative approaches

      Milk Producer, May 2021: Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC), commodity organizations and the research community are increasingly turning to a cross-sectoral approach to research to address increasingly complex issues facing the livestock industry.

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    • It’s time for a Livestock Manifesto

      Farmtario, April 8, 2021: We know all too well that livestock producers count on consumers for their purchasing power and most of us are aware of the “social contract” that the agriculture industry needs to live up to with society. How is the livestock sector doing with regards to the view that society holds of it? Based on headlines and social media, not so well.

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    • A better future together - how LRIC works for its members

      Milk Producer, March 2021: Nearly a decade ago, leaders from Ontario’s livestock sector came together with government to form Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) to help create and advance a collaborative approach to research and innovation. Dairy Farmers of Ontario recently reconfirmed their commitment to LRIC and collaborative research and innovation in Ontario's livestock sector.

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  • Research Scouts

  • The Value of Water - calves to lactating cows, make sure an ample and clean water supply

    Published July 12, 2021

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  • Scientists Serve Up Vaccine Cocktail for Protecting Cattle from Disease

    Published June 24, 2021

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  • Aspirin may ease calving stress in dairy cows

    Published May 31, 2021

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  • Hydroponic system offers year-round on-farm feed solution

    Published May 28, 2021

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  • Consumer visits to farm pay off in increased support: Most aren’t ready to embrace lab-created meat

    Published May 27, 2021

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  • Startup’s sustainable tech takes food farther

    Published May 19, 2021

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