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Ag lender pledges new approach to Indigenous people

Reading Time: < 1 minute The country’s top ag lender says that in order to serve Indigenous communities and entrepreneurs, it needs to “better understand” them. “Diversification of Canada’s agriculture and food industry is one of our top priorities,” said Michael Hoffort, president and CEO of Farm Credit Canada. “It begins with developing a deeper understanding of Indigenous agriculture — […] Read more



Opinion: It’s time to finally address the lack of diversity in agriculture

Opinion: It’s time to finally address the lack of diversity in agriculture

Overcoming sexism and racism can’t be something we just talk about — bold action is needed

Reading Time: 3 minutes Agriculture can no longer afford — literally — to be a non-inclusive industry. As we look bravely to 2021, hopefully burgeoned by plentiful crops and improved grain prices, it seems fitting to assess where our sector is at when it comes to our most important resource — people — and where we intend to go. […] Read more