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Three Farmers: 5 lessons to take your product from field to shelf

  For entrepreneurs Natasha and Elysia Vandenhurk, the success of Three Farmers Camelina oil came from hard work, belief in their product and a commitment to telling the story of the farmers who grow it. •When one door closes, another opens – stay determined and find a way to break in •See your product through […] Read more

Why Canadian agriculture should take notice of global trends

J.P. Gervais, FCC Vice President and Chief Agricultural Economist explains why it’s critical to monitor income growth when paying attention global economic trends. •We’re in an era where new regional alliances are formed and trade partnerships are being reassessed •Little economic fluctuations in China can have large impact on commodity price •India’s GDP and population […] Read more

Investments and the Canadian food chain

J.P. Gervais, FCC Vice President and Chief Agricultural Economist explains how investments strengthen Canadian agriculture and why you need to keep interest rates in your focus. • Investments help Canadian businesses remain competitive among international suppliers • Makes businesses more productive and leads to industry growth • Keeps Canada a world export leader in agriculture […] Read more

VIDEO: A message for Canadian agriculture

Meet misinformation with storytelling, says CBC Radio's Terry O'Reilly

Terry O’Reilly, veteran ad man and host of the popular CBC Radio show “Under the Influence” told an Ag Days audience in Brandon, Man., on Jan. 18 that telling an emotional story is a better way to influence opinion than repeating facts and figures. Manitoba Co-operator reporter Allan Dawson met with O’Reilly after his presentation […] Read more