In all of Canada, only one national research network is dedicated to agri-food, the Advanced Foods and Materials Network. Its seven-year funding term is up for renewal, and based on its performance, I believe it deserves another seven years. I write about the network’s past and future in my Urban Cowboy column in today’s Guelph Mercury.

Below is the cover of the latest AFMNet publication, Advance,  produced by my SPARK program at the University of Guelph.