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Canada's Butter Controversy Continues to Churn

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Canada’s Butter Controversy Continues to Churn

The Dairy Farmers of Canada have requested that farmers consider reducing or eliminating the amount of palm oil being added to dairy feed in the wake of controversy about changes in butter consistency.  Members of the public have noted that butter has not been softening as normal, with changes in consistency.   Read more in this […]

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Ontario Supporting Competitiveness in the Greenhouse Sector

The Ontario government is supporting greenhouse growers by investing over $3.6 million in 12 innovative projects to help develop new technologies, recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and enhance competitiveness and innovation. Read more at this link.

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BC’s Professional Governance Act Enactment on February 5, 2021

British Columbia’s provincial government has announced that the Professional Governance Act will be fully implemented on Friday, February 5, 2021.    The current legislation, the BC Agrologists Act (2003) governing the designated professions, including BCIA, will be officially repealed at that time. Read the news release HERE.  

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Agrologists’ Salary Survey

The Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists’ 2019 Agrologist Salary Survey for your reading leisure!  

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What Does an Agrologist Do? – For Prospective Agrologists

Are you considering becoming an agrologist and found our site on the web? This article, along with the information contained in the Agrologists Agronomes Canada site will give you more information about what services an agrologist may be called on to provide and where an agrologist might work. Don’t forget to visit our provincial regulators […]

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Agrologist vs Agronomist

Have you ever thought about the difference between agrology and agronomy, and agrologist versus agronomist?   A document provided by the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists can help distinguish between the two:  Agrologist vs Agronomist.

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Happy New Year!

Best wishes for a safe and pleasant New Year from Agrologists Agronomes Canada!

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World Soil Day – Saturday, December 5, 2020

Join the entire world to celebrate World Soil Day! World Soil Day – english World Soil Day – French  

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Fields on Wheels Conference – Dec 11, 2020

The 25th Annual Fields on Wheels Conference will discuss celebrating achievement and building resilience in agricultural food systems. The 25th Annual Fields on Wheels conference brings together representatives from all segments of the agricultural industry – from farmers to grain buyers and crop processors, to trucking, railways, and ports. This free online conference is co-hosted […]

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New Board Chair and Vice Chair Elected for 2020-22

  The Board of Directors of Agrologists Agronomes Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of two key positions following the October 1, 2020 AGM:  JP Ellson, Executive Director and Registrar,  British Columbia Institute of Agrologists as the new Chair  for 2020-2022.     2. Valerie Pearson, Executive Director, Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists, as the […]

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