July 24, 2014 Pat Beaujot
I was somewhat offended when I read Phil Needham’s article in the March 7 Western Producer calling for Western Canadian farmers to “rethink wide row spacing”.
I have been involved in discussions about wider row spacing since the early 1990s when we began the… Read More »
June 24, 2014 Pat Beaujot
Hi, my name is Patrick Beaujot, and I’m honoured to be speaking at the 6th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture. I’d like to speak to you this evening about what I see as a disturbing trend that is currently having a tremendous impact on the way the public looks… Read More »
June 18, 2014 Pat Beaujot
For my final blog leading up to the World Congress on Conservation Agriculture, beginning June 22 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, I need to address my concerns about the marketing strategies of the organic industry.
Organic marketing causes unwarranted fear and… Read More »
June 11, 2014 Pat Beaujot
For the next topic in my series leading up to the World Congress on Conservation Agriculture June 22-25 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, I was reviewing an insert that came in the Western Producer titled “The Organic Advantage.” It was a 16- page color brochure trying to… Read More »
May 28, 2014 Pat Beaujot
Recently I read an article in the February 13 issue of the Western Producer by Barb Glen covering a speech made by Bill McGregor, a soil bio-chemist, entitled “Agriculture Innovation Needs More Promotion”. As a former researcher, Mr. McGregor pointed out that great things have been… Read More »