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LRIC elects new executive and two directors


Ontario’s Livestock Analysis Innovation Company (LRIC) has elected a new chair and vice chair and two new directors to its board at its latest annual normal assembly.

Brian Miller (equipped)

Brian Miller, a Huron County farmer and the poultry business consultant on the board, steps up as chair of the group, whereas Don Gordon, a farmer from the Durham Area, representing Dairy Farmers of Ontario, is the new vice chair.

RJ Taylor, managing director of the Ontario Aquaculture Affiliation and co-owner of Cedar Crest Trout Farms, is the new associate group director, taking on from Jennifer MacTavish, normal supervisor of Ontario Sheep Farmers.

Tara Terpstra, a hog farmer from Huron County, is the new LRIC board consultant from Ontario Pork. She replaces pork producer Oliver Haan, who has retired from the LRIC board and most not too long ago served as chair of the group.

“LRIC has started taking a more active role in industry outreach, particularly around emerging issues facing our sector,” says Haan. “We’ve re-established our international research advisory committee, and our new Horizon Series of webinars and white papers is making credible information available to the public on emerging issues like regenerative agriculture and genomics.”

Established in 2012 with help from Ontario’s beef, pork, dairy, and poultry sector organizations and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Meals and Rural Affairs, LRIC  takes a worth chain strategy to analysis and innovation by offering management in analysis precedence setting, coordination and course of, figuring out and speaking rising points, and strengthening networks throughout the sector.


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