Posted by OntAG Admin on April 25, 2015 at 1:00pm
THUNDER BAY - “The agricultural industry is identified as a key and emerging sector in the Growth Plan for Northern Ontario. By investing in these operations, our government is helping farmers across the North improve their farmland, increase their crop production and grow the northern economy,”…Continue
Posted by OntAG Admin on April 23, 2015 at 8:00pm
From Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA):
Preliminary testing by the Province of Ontario has confirmed the presence of H5N2 avian influenza on a turkey farm in Oxford County, Ontario. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has mobilized all necessary resources to manage this situation. The Agency continues to work closely with the Province of Ontario, the owners of the infected birds, and the poultry industry to…Continue
Posted by OntAG Admin on April 13, 2015 at 11:30am
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) released its annual Farmland Values Report. The national average farmland value increased 14% in 2014. This is a large increase over 2013, but lower increase than the 22% increase FCC reported last year. The patterns in farmland values differ across the country: Saskatchewan recorded an average increase of 19%, Ontario was at 12% while BC farmland showed an average gain of…Continue
Posted by OntAG Admin on April 13, 2015 at 9:30am
Posted by OntAG Admin on April 10, 2015 at 6:30pm
OFA survey uncovers lack of long-term farmland investment.
By Bruce Webster, Board Member, Ontario Federation of Agriculture
The long-term viability of Ontario farmland is at risk, according to a recent OFA survey. More than 350 members of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) participated in a survey this spring about farmland rental agreement conditions. And the results concluded many Ontario farmland landlords are not making…Continue
Posted by OntAG Admin on April 10, 2015 at 11:51am
Maizex Seeds is pleased to announce the addition of Greg Stewart to their team in the role of Lead Agronomist
March 23, 2015: Greg has been very influential in changing the landscape of agriculture in regards to corn fertility management in Ontario. His expertise and ability to communicate has helped raise the yield and profitability for Ontario Farmers. Greg is very well-known and respected from his nearly 17 years with OMAFRA; he holds a…Continue
Posted by OntAG Admin on March 23, 2015 at 11:48am
Posted by OntAG Admin on March 16, 2015 at 2:03pm
One of the most exciting parts of my job is being able to make the Oxford County Agricultural Awards of Excellence happen during the beginning of April. It truly is an evening that recognizes and celebrates our industry!
Please see below for info about this years' event.
The Oxford County Federation of Agriculture (OCFA) is pleased to present 15th annual Agricultural Awards of Excellence at the Oxford Auditorium in Woodstock on Wednesday April 1, 2015.
OCFA has a…
Posted by Amy Matheson on March 11, 2015 at 9:57am
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