Dr. Leclerc is Director of Agronomy for McCain Foods, North America. Responsible for the company’s North American Agronomy Program. McCain Foods agronomy program The Program’s activities include potato Research and Development,. In his 30 year career working with the potato crop, Dr. Leclerc has collaborated with scientists from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Health Canada and Canadian and US universities on various scientific projects on potato production and utilization. He is also responsible for the development and implementation of Food Safety and Environmental Sustainability programs in Canada, India and China for the company. Author and co-author of numerous scientific publications, Prior to joining McCain Foods, Dr. Leclerc worked as Manager Seed operation for Monsanto’s transgenic seed potato farm and laboratory in Maine, USA.
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