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Opinion: The cannabis connection

With the legalization of recreational marijuana upon us, have we fully considered the influence this new commodity will have on agriculture? For instance, food production may be affected through competition for farmland and farming expertise. Also, international trade partners may take greater caution when importing Canadian food products. Under the federal legislation to legalize the

Opinion: Have better conversations around agriculture

Recently the Farm and Food Care Ontario speakers’ program hosted speaker Tamar Haspel who described how to reach out to the public in ways that spark people’s interest and encourage engagement in meaningful discussion. Connecting with a public audience is a skill that seems to be at a premium in today’s conversations surrounding agriculture. Haspel