EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Marshall, Hon. Duncan McLean
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The future of agriculture in Canada. The increased interest in agriculture today among business men and industrial men. The interest in developing and improving agriculture in Canada. Some words with reference to the speaker's own province, Alberta. Stories respecting the difficulties during the past winter, some of them exaggerated. The future of agriculture in any country today dependent largely upon the men employed and engaged in it. The need to keep the boys on the farm, with suggestions for doing so. The need for facilities for education in agriculture. Farming as the one industry that encourages a man for its direct benefits and should attract men of intelligence. The need to be competent and progressive if the future of agriculture in Canada is to be what we want it to be. The need for scientific training in live-stock breeding. Getting the boy born on the farm to stay there. How the government can help. The rearing of good healthy live-stock as the foundation stone of good agriculture. The importance of the cattle market.