This is the week we mark Earth Day, on Tuesday to be exact.
Many of us give a bit more thought to the environment this week or do a few extra things to mark this day. And those are all good things.
Farmers, in my opinion, have a special relationship with the environment, a stronger […]
Note: This commentary was originally published in Ontario Farmer, June 25, 2013 edition.
June 5th was World Environment Day. I don’t normally pay much attention to these kinds of things – we seem to have a day for everything – but this one got me.
The theme of World Environment Day this year was food […]
About two-thirds of Canadian egg buyers have never bought eggs produced in cage-free facilities.
They say they could be motivated to change their buying habits – but price will be the key factor and not hen welfare.
That’s according to a study by NPD Group looking at consumer attitudes and demands for cage-free eggs, conducted […]
Fish are once again flourishing in their natural habitat in a small tributary to Niagara Region’s Sixteen Mile Creek, since an eroded culvert was replaced with a new clear-span bridge crossing.
Now, fish can make their way downstream and farmers can easily cross the stream with equipment without endangering the habitat.
More beef check-off dollars are going into social media than ever before – and it’s proven to be a very effective strategy for boosting consumer awareness and driving loyalty to Canadian beef.
That’s according to Heather Travis, Canada Beef’s Director of Public Relations and Marketing Communications, who’s been a long time champion of social media […]