Here's an editorial I wrote that was printed in the Guelph Mercury last week:
The word crisis is heard often at the moment. Unfortunately, it seems to be heard most often in conjunction with two other words: agriculture and farmers. In a country as wealthy and as entrenched in farming as ours, to me, there’s something fundamentally wrong with this picture.
There’s the dire situation of Canada’s hog farmers. They’ve been hit with a series of problems – a growing focus on… Continue