2017

Biography

Laura Rance-Unger is editorial director for Glacier FarmMedia, Canada’s largest publisher of agricultural news and information.

Laura grew up on a southern Manitoba farm, studied journalism, and has spent the past 36 years writing about food and agricultural issues in daily and weekly newspapers.

She has received multiple national and international awards for her work. In 2016, she was recognized by the UN-FAO and International Federation of Agricultural Journalists for excellence in global food security reporting.

In 2012 she was awarded a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of her contributions to agricultural journalism.

Her reporting work has taken her to many parts of the world, most recently a five-week-long journey through Malawi, Zambia and Ethiopia in 2015 on a special assignment with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank writing about how conservation agriculture supports development in Africa.

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Laura Rance

Laura Rance-Unger is editorial director for Glacier FarmMedia, Canada’s largest publisher of agricultural news and information. Laura grew up on a southern Manitoba farm, studied journalism, and has spent the past 36 years writing about food and agricultural issues in daily and weekly newspapers.