by Ed White, Western Producer, December 8, 2016
After years of stagnation, Agriculture Canada said the recent hiring will give pasture and forage research a much-needed boost
They provide a multibillion-dollar Canadian farm industry, but forages and grasslands get little respect.
That’s an agricultural attitude that committed farmers and researchers vow to change.
“Ag Canada has really gotten the message,” Reynold Bergen, science director of the Beef Cattle Research Council, said during the Canadian Forage and Grassland Association’s annual conference in Winnipeg Nov. 17, referring to the new forage researchers hired by the federal agriculture department.
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Posted Dec 10, 2016