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Canadian farm journalists make a strong showing at NAAJ writing competition

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Two Canadian agricultural journalists are bringing home first place wins in key categories of this year's North American Association of Agricultural Journalists annual competition.

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Province reporter picks up top farm-writing prize

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A reporter with Vancouver-based The Province daily newspaper has earned one of the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation’s top awards. At the Federation’s annual awards ceremony held Saturday, Glenda Lyumes earned the gold Dick Beamish press feature award for “A leader in her field,” a profile of Jill Hoeppner, a British Columbia dairy producer.

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What happens when journalists become the story? A Q&A with science writer Mark Lynas

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If science journalists find themselves covering an issue from one way and then seeing things from a different perspective, what should they do? Where do you draw the line between activism and journalism? Agricultural journalism editor Mary Baxter interviewed British journalist Mark Lynas, who recanted his views on genetically modified organisms. 

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Canadian farm writer awards released

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The Canadian Farm Writers Federation has released the results of its annual competition. Long time Winnipeg Free Press regional reporter Bill Redekop won the top press feature award. Top winners… Continue Reading Canadian farm writer awards released

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Ag reporter to be inducted into Canadian ag hall of fame

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Veteran ag reporter Barry Wilson will be inducted into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame in November. Wilson is the Ottawa bureau chief for the Western Producer and has spent… Continue Reading Ag reporter to be inducted into Canadian ag hall of fame