Marc Zienkiewicz

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Editor, Create by Issues Ink - Marc spent a decade working as a reporter, photographer, and finally managing editor for Canada’s largest newspaper chain. He graduated from both the University of Winnipeg and Red River College communications programs, and over the years has received numerous Manitoba Community Newspapers Association awards for his writing and photography. He brings his love of writing, editing and constant learning to his role at Issues Ink.

Canadian Canary Seed is Gaining the Attention of Unscrupulous Buyers

A niche crop is getting some unlikely attention from overseas buyers trying to illegally get their hands on Canadian seed varieties. According to Lorne Hadley,...

Starstruck on Zoom: The Power of Virtual Connection

Fifteen years ago, I missed out. Big time. I saw my favourite musician — Todd Rundgren — perform live. He did a show in my...

A Day in the Life of a Plant Breeder

Caio Canella, soybean breeding research specialist at the University of Missouri-Columbia, talks about the upcoming “Support-A-Scholar Fundraiser: A Day in the Life of a...

How South Africa Weathered its COVID Storm

Thanks to the efforts of their national seed organization, 118 member companies ensured farmers got the seed they needed even as the country went...

Going the Extra Mile

For the chief executive officer of Limagrain Cereals Research Canada, keeping your eye on the finish line means the difference between success and failure. In...

Connecting the Dots

It can be hard to make sense of all the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Asia-Pacific Seed Association (ASPA) executive director May Chodchoey...

Record Your First Podcast Today

Podcasts are all the rage these days, for reasons I discussed in a previous column. But how to break into the podcast game? The...

Brewing a Fully-Traceable “Blockchain Beer”

Olds College Brewery in Olds, Alta., Canada is to create “fully transparent and traceable” beer using malt barley grown on the Olds College Smart...

Let us Help you Look and Sound Good in the Virtual World

I’m getting a lot of experience with online meeting platforms like GoToMeeting and Zoom. I’ve always used them, but not to this extent. Over the...

You Need to Read This Now!

Did that headline catch your attention? Good. Now bear with me. “Information has become a form of garbage, not only incapable of answering the most...