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Agricultural Excellence Conference

Agrologists of Canada, book early! Farm Management Canada (FMC) will host the Agricultural Excellence Conference (AgEx) in Ottawa, November 21-23, 2017. The Agricultural Excellence Conference is a one-of-a-kind event in Canada, focusing on bringing diverse industry experts and stakeholders together from across disciplines, regions and commodity sectors to share and explore beneficial farm management practices, advice, […]

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Agrology – A contemporary and evolving profession

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From soil and seed to water and weeds, Professional Agrologists (P.Ags) work collectively to ensure that Canadians continue to have a healthy environment to grow healthy food and build our economy. The following two articles on agrology practice demonstrate how agrology is a trendy and promising profession, that offers diverse opportunities. In Alberta and western […]

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Annual General Meetings – Coast to Coast

It is Annual General Meeting (AGM) Season for most provincial agrologists institutes. View the Calendar and visit provincial websites for more details.

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February 16, 2017 – Canada’s Agriculture Day

P.Ags are invited to celebrate this day with Agrologists Canada. If you are involved in celebrating Canada’s Agriculture Day on February 16, 2017 , we would be delighted if you would consider sharing photos with AAC by sending them to: generalmanager@agrologistscanada.ca.  We are looking for “action” photos that represent agrology activity. We need pictures to create our photo […]

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Seasons Greetings

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Goodbye to Mr. René Mongeau, agr.

At the 2016 Annual General Meeting in Montreal was our last opportunity to hear René Mongeau at the AAC Board table. René has been representing OAQ for the past seven years. In 2014, he became the Chair of AAC. Upon leaving, he transferred his passionate commitment to the group: “I leave the national table but […]

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Atlantic Agrology Workshop – December 6th 2016

Think Nationally, Act Regionally and Grow Locally is the theme of the Atlantic Agrology Workshop on December 6th 2016, in Moncton, NB at the Four Points Sheraton.  Early Bird registration is before November 4th. Enjoy the conference! Registration

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Guelph Hydro brings on high-ranking agrologist

Mr. George Mitges, a professional agrologist and President of the Niagara Branch of the Ontario Institute of Agrologists, has been appointed to the Guelph Hydro Board of Directors. Mr. Mitges acquired an in-depth understanding of Ontario’s electricity distribution sector while serving for eight years as an independent director on the Board of Niagara Peninsula Energy, […]

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Nutritious seeds for a sustainable future

Réjean Picard, P.Ag member of the Manitoba Institute of Agrologists (MIA) knows a lot about producing pulses.  He was interviewed by La Semaine Verte in a report on the production of pulses (in French, at 9:00 minutes). The FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has declared 2016 International Year of Pulses. These dried beans can be […]

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Gold Medal for a Reporter Agrologist

Nicolas Mesley, independent reporter and photographer, is an agrologist member of l’Ordre des agronomes du Québec (OAQ) and a member of the FPJQ. At the 62nd Canadian Business Media Awards in Toronto on June 7, 2016, Nicolas was awarded the Gold Medal in the category of Best Feature Article–Trade (http://krwawards.ca) The winning article titled: “GMOs: […]

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