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An Overview of the Canadian Agricultural Innovation System

Ottawa – Today, the Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC) is releasing a comprehensive report on the agricultural research and innovation system: where funding is from, how policies are developed, trends, human capital, and dissemination. Some of the key findings include: Agriculture and agri-food generate $113.8 billion and one in every eight jobs in Canada (2.3 […]

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AIC 2017 Conference – Last chance to register!

With just over a week to go before AIC 2017: Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Environment kicks off in Winnipeg, make sure you get your registration in to ensure you are part of the discussion April 24th-26th. We have an excellent lineup of speakers and panel discussions planned.  Click here to view the Conference Agenda and Register […]

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AIC 2017 Conference “Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Environment” is less than a month away!

With less than a month to go, now is a perfect time to register for AIC’s 2017 conference in Winnipeg, April 24th-26th. Things will get underway with our Welcome Reception on April 24th from 5-7pm to get re-acquainted with colleagues and peers in the Delta Ballroom of the Delta Hotel, 350 St. Mary’s Avenue, Winnipeg. The […]

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AIC’s 2017 Conference is only a few weeks away! Have you registered?

The AIC 2017 Conference is taking place April 24-26 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This year’s theme, Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Environment, will foster important discussions among leading agricultural stakeholders who will tackle questions that include: How can innovation minimize agriculture’s contribution to climate change? What support is available to advance Canada’s agricultural clean technologies? How can […]

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Changes Coming April 1, 2017 for AIC Weekly Notes Subscriptions

Delivering the latest agriculture news weekly to your inbox The AIC Weekly Notes have become a popular source of information for the agricultural research and innovation sector, regularly providing news, job postings and events through weekly electronic updates delivered right to your inbox. AIC compiles articles, photos and events into an easy-to-access format every week. […]

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The Hill Times – Agriculture Policy Briefing

This week, the Hill Times published a special policy edition in its weekly paper focused entirely on agriculture. Serge Buy, CEO of AIC, was featured in three articles where he provided comment on a number of issues facing the sector including supply management, potential changes to NAFTA and the impact of rising electricity costs. When […]

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AIC 2017 Conference – Speaker Announcements

AIC is pleased to announce several distinguished speakers who will be presenting their work and insights at the Agricultural Institute of Canada’s upcoming national conference, Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Environment taking place in Winnipeg, April 24-26, 2017. Speakers include: Naveed Aziz – Director, Technology Programs, Genome Canada Dr. Steven Frey – Senior Scientist, Aquanty Inc. & […]

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Agricultural Research Dissemination – A Collection of Best Practices

The knowledge system underpinning agriculture is a crucial driver of agricultural growth and productivity in Canada.  Our full agricultural potential cannot be realized without research that is informed by real problems on the ground – nor without genuine efforts to effectively disseminate research outcomes to end-users and a broader audience. Every year, there are important […]

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AIC 2017 Conference – Early Bird Discount until January 27, 2017

Register Now to Take Advantage of Special Pricing! Register today for AIC’s 2017 Conference – April 24-26, 2017, in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Early bird rates are available until January 27, 2017. This year’s theme is Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Environment.  Click here to learn more! The conference will foster important discussions among policy makers, industry stakeholders, entrepreneurs and […]

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