Policy Brief on Glyphosate and Herbicide Tolerant Crops
July 27, 2021
As part of Dr. Smyth’s Research Chair, his research team and Masters Student, Chelsea Sutherland, have surveyed more than a hundred Saskatchewan farmers, and have inquired on the contribution of beneficial technologies, such as GMHT crops and glyphosate, to sustainable adoptions. Check out Dr. Smyth and team’s policy brief here.
Policy Brief on Quantifying Saskatchewan’s Crop Production Soil Carbon
July 13, 2021
As part of Dr. Smyth’s Research Chair, his research team and Masters Student, Chelsea Sutherland, have quantified the provinces crop production soil carbon from the early 90s to now. Check out Dr. Smyth and team’s policy brief here.
Newsweek Article – Stuart Smyth & Henry Miller
March 28, 2019
Newsweek has published the opinion piece “Monsanto, Roundup and Cancer: Cutting chemicals from agriculture is a cost we can’t et afford” by Stuart J. Smyth and Henry I Miller. Their article shares why they think we still need glyphosate (Roundup®), and why we can’t just toss it out from agricultural production so hastily.
Check out their article at Newsweek.
Governance of Digital Sequence Information and Impacts For Access and Benefit Sharing
SEPT 18, 2018: THE AGENDA WITH STEVE PAIKIN
Dr. Smyth was fortunate enough to partake in TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss “Agricultural Biotech at Home and Abroad” with Crystal Mackay from the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity, Lucy Sharratt of the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN), and Ian Affleck from Croplife Canada.
Episode 26: Greenpeace on Trial: Dr. Stuart Smyth
June 4, 2018
Check out Cameron English’s podcast below with guest Dr. Smyth on the success of the Greenpeace student trials.
You can find the full write-up on the podcast along with more of Cameron’s blogs here.
Indicting Greenpeace for Crimes Against Agriculture
In “Indicting Greenpeace for Crimes Against Agriculture” Stuart promised to make his student’s mock trial debates available online. Each student group were randomly assigned a statement and the responsibility to either defend or prosecute in a live trial.
The students in this debate statement may be defending and prosecuting statements that do not align with their personal views and this should be taken into consideration when viewing this debate.
The trials will continue 8:30 am CST live on Facebook on November 23, 28 and 30, 2017. The student jury will present their verdicts on December 5th and can be viewed along with the other debate videos.
Tuesday November 21st: Day 1 of the Crimes Against Agriculture
Thursday November 23rd: Day 2 of the Crimes Against Agriculture
Tuesday, November 28th: Day 3 of the Crimes Against Agriculture
Thursday, November 30th: Day 4 of the Crimes Against Agriculture
…. Tuesday, December 5th: Jury Verdicts of the Crimes Against Agriculture
Live 8:30 am CST Live on Facebook
Emerging Technologies for Global Food Security Conference
June 15, 2016
Dr. Stuart Smyth had the opportunity to present at the GIFS Conference on Mobilization to the Developing World, June 14th – 16th, 2016 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Stuart Smyth had the opportunity to sit down with Dan Yates from The Western Producer to discuss food safety.
April 9, 2015
As a United Nations organization put a spotlight on global food safety issues, a Saskatchewan-based researcher had high praise for Canada’s system of checks and balances.
The World Health Organization used its annual World Health Day last week to focus on issues of food-borne illnesses and safety risks in global supply chains that ship meat and livestock, fruits and vegetables and bulk commodities around the world.
The UN agency released findings from an upcoming study that found 582 million cases food-borne illnesses in 2010, which resulted in 351,000 deaths. Salmonella, E. coli and norovirus were the most common of the 22 food-borne illnesses reported.
….read the full article at The Western Producer