The Politics of Food Safety

How foreign governments & eNGOs are playing politics over a handful of GM wheat kernels In mid-June 2018, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reported that a few GM wheat plants had been detected in southern Alberta, amounting to no more than a handful of seeds. Using Canada’s science-based risk Read more…

Is It Time For Us To Grow Up?

By: Alora Hughes, University of Saskatchewan Student The challenges and advantages of adopting vertical farming Food scarcity is a problem facing both agriculture and the world. Population growth, growing incomes, and changes in consumer preferences have resulted in the need for increased food production. To tackle this problem every angle Read more…

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Biosolids: The Underutilized Resource

By: Claire Williams, University of Saskatchewan AgBio Student As a student, I am by no means an agriculture expert. Proof of this comes from a few weeks ago when I became confused by a concept I probably should have heard of before. Yet, until sitting down to write this, I Read more…