Andrew Coyne is a political columnist for the Postmedia chain of newspapers. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and the London School of Economics. He has written previously for Maclean’s and The Globe and Mail, contributing as well to a number of other publications in Canada and abroad.
Darci Lang will show you how developing a positive 90% attitude is at the heart of your personal and professional success. It helps you to stay focused and keeps you motivated and productive during challenging times. It helps you feel happier and more fulfilled at work and have something left for friends and family when you get home.
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois is a Professor in food distribution and policy in the Faculties of Management and Agriculture at Dalhousie University in Halifax. He is also the Senior Director of the Agri-food Analytics Lab, also located at Dalhousie University.
Bob Tosh, PAg., FEA, is a Farm and Family Business Advisor with MNP’s Agriculture team and Consulting group. Drawing on his experience in strategic planning, cash flow projections, cost of production analysis and overall farm business planning, Bob has enhanced farm businesses throughout Saskatchewan.
Chuck Penner is the owner and grain market analyst for LeftField Commodity Research in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He has almost 30 years of experience in the Canadian grain industry working for various organizations and grew up on a farm in the Red River Valley of Manitoba.
Brian Tischler is a Mannville, Alberta-area grain farmer and is the developer of an opensource software program, called AgOpenGPS, that enables farm equipment to be both controlled and autonomously controlled using the existing GPS system.
Mark Hemmes is President of Quorum Corporation, an independent subsidiary of the Quorum Group of Companies, of which he is a founding partner. Based in Edmonton, Alberta, Quorum Corporation has been responsible for monitoring Canada’s Prairie Grain Handling and Transportation System since June 2001.
Marlene Boersch has been actively involved the agriculture industry in Canada since 1983. She holds a Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics and traded and exported Canadian commodities (including pulses) internationally for 20 years while working for Cargill Grain, XCAN Grain Ltd, and leading Berdex Canada Ltd.
Mitchell is the Cereal Crops specialist at the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, based in Regina. Mitchell works with all cereal crops and also works with the provincial and national seed growers associations. In addition, he coordinates the regional variety trials and ensures that the regional trial data is updated in the annual Varieties of Grain Crops publication.