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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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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – February 2017 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Please note: Canada is observing International Development Week from February 5 to 11.  The theme of the 27th annual IDW is “Leave no one behind: Canada contributes to global goals!”.  This puts the spotlight on our collective efforts to achieve the […]

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AIC 2017 Conference – only 1 day left for early bird registration!

This year’s theme is Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Environment and will foster discussions surrounding important issues including climate change, agricultural clean technologies and farm-level adoption of sustainable technologies.  Click here to learn more! The Conference early bird rates end on Friday January 27! Register today for AIC’s 2017 Conference – April 24-26, 2017 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. […]

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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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AIC announces 2017 Conference

We are pleased to announce that the Agricultural Insitute of Canada’s 2017 Conference will be held from April 24-26, 2017 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This year’s theme will be an interesting one: Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Environment. Please click here to learn more about the conference and register your attendance today to take advantage of […]

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Statement from the Agricultural Institute of Canada on Civic Hospital site recommendation

Earlier today, the National Capital Commission (NCC) announced the selection of Tunney’s Pasture as the recommended site for the new Civic Campus of The Ottawa Hospital.  Serge Buy, CEO of the Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC) issued the following statement: “It was important that the broader community, including scientists, had an opportunity to weigh in on […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – November 2016 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Panel: “Sustaining the Future: Women in Organic Agriculture” – The 2016 Organic Connections Convention and Trade Show is planned for November 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2016 and will be held at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan. […]

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There’s a better way to conduct research, says ag official

By Robert Arnason, The Western Producer There is a standard formula for agricultural research in Canada: scientist applies for funding, receives funding, does the research and publishes a paper. That model may be the norm, but it’s not particularly effective for spreading knowledge to producers or the public, said Serge Buy, Agricultural Institute of Canada […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – August 2016 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Calling all Women Interested in Industry Board Opportunities – The Government of Canada is now seeking applications for their boards.  These include the Canadian Grain Commission and Canadian Dairy Commission.  The Minister of Agriculture is also looking for applicants […]

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