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OFA: Wanted: Chief Science Officer that understands AG

March 24th, 2017 • Farms.com
The search is on for Ontario’s first Chief Science Officer. The Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science is hiring a Chief Science Officer as the newest position in the government’s lineup with a mandate to advance science in the province.

More Responsive Research Program Expected Under Next Agricultural Policy Framework

March 28th, 2017 • Farmscape
The Chair of Swine Innovation Porc anticipates a more responsive swine research program under Canada's next Agricultural Policy Framework. The Swine Cluster-2 Research Initiative, a federal provincial territorial program delivered in partnership with pork industry stakeholders under Growing Forward-2, will expire in March 2018 and is expected to continue under the next agricultural policy framework.

Brazil suspends 3 more meat plants: Reuters

March 28th, 2017 • Meatingplace
Brazil ordered three more food processing plants to suspend production on Monday amid an investigation into alleged corruption in its meat industry as the world's biggest beef exporter sought to regain consumer trust, Reuters reported.

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