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Topics announced for 2012 young speakers’ competition

The Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture competition has announced the topics for this year’s participants:   – Does supply management belong in Canadian agriculture? – A national food policy: challenges and opportunities for Canada – The main things people need … Continue reading

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A look at China’s struggling agricultural fortunes

I almost never start a blog post, story, column (or speech) with a quote. I got pummeled for doing so back in the 1970s by an editor at the Windsor Star, and I’ve never forgot. But to me, this one … Continue reading

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Five quick tips for crisp copy

Crisp copy is the focus of an Eastern Canada Farm Writers’ Association professional development seminar, tomorrow afternoon at Syngenta’s headquarters in Guelph. Top marks to Syngenta internal communications specialist and association president Clare Illingworth and the rest of the very … Continue reading

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