I am passionate about agriculture, farmers and enhancing agricultural awareness with the non-farming public. I grew up in the city but have been fortunate to work for four different agricultural organizations over the past 30 years. Each role has given me the privilege of working closely with, and for, farmers. I love that I get to learn from them, listen to them and try to help them with their goal to grow healthy, sustainable and safe food. In my time outside of work, I am an avid competitive golfer and passionate curler. I also enjoy NFL Football, curling up with a good book, and spending time on the farm with my closest friends.
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Q: Why does Monsanto feel it is necessary to threaten and intimidate farmers, like Mr. Schmieser and other farmers in Canada and the US?
Posted On: Tuesday, 8/20/2013 7:28 pm
Answered By: Trish Jordan, Public & Industry Affairs Director, Monsanto Canada, Tuesday, 11/05/2013 9:55 pm
A: Farmers are our customers, and our goal in all our dealings with farmers is to treat them with a high degree of integrity, respect and transparency. We work hard to breed and grow seeds that help farmers produce abundant and healthy food. We also work hard to earn the trust of our farmer customers, and we’re honored when they choose to buy and plant our seeds. Like many companies that sell high-value seed, we ask farmers to plant our seeds only once, and if they like them, to buy... Continue Reading
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