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Help answer survey questions on Neonicotinoid's for a class project for my Agribusiness program at Olds College

Hello everyone,I'm doing a class project for my Innovation class at Olds College in the Agribusiness program. I am from Ontario and I know this is an occurring problem at the moment. Me and my classmates are coming up with ideas to improve the problem involved with neonic's and need your opinion on the following questions...1. What do you know about neonicotinoid's?2. Do you use seed with neonicotinoids?3. If yes, would you be upset if they were banned? Why?4. Do you understand how they work?5.…See More
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OntAG Admin commented on OntAG Admin's blog post Elaine Froese: FarmOn Farm Masters - How To Master Success In Your 30's.
"Elaine Froese will be speaking Saturday, November 29, at the Ag Ambitions Conference in Clinton, Ontario   Here are the details. http://ontag.farms.com/events/ag-ambitions-farm-family-mini-conference    "
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"The Students at OAC are #AggieProud and willing to poke fun at themselves to prove it   November 24, 2014 – OAC Aggies (SFOAC) at the University of Guelph launch a campaign celebrating the traditions and stereotypes of the OAC…"
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Farm Credit Canada Forum - London at London Convention Centre

December 9, 2014 all day
Get inspiredFCC Forums are an opportunity to learn, re-energize and network with business owners and operators just like you. We handpick celebrities and industry experts to share their stories and offer insights to help manage your business. Register your family, friends and business partners - everyone is welcome. Headliners See one of these exceptional Canadians:Alexandre Bilodeau Two-Time Olympic Champion alexbilodeau.ca | @ABilodeau_ski Appearing in: Lévis He’s inspired a nation with his…See More
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Forage Focus by WebEx in New Liskeard at Green Tractors

November 26, 2014 from 10am to 3pm
The Ontario Forage Council is proud to announce the availability of our upcoming annual Forage Focus Conference 2014 by Web Ex in New Liskeard!  This years’ theme is:  “Using Forages to Increase Profitability”.  The conference will be broadcasted from Shakespeare on Wednesday, November 26th at the Shakespeare Optimist Hall.  Presentations are CEU accredited.This years’ keynote speaker is Ev Thomas Vice President, Agricultural Programs, Miner Institute Research Education.  Mr. Thomas will be…See More
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Elaine Froese: FarmOn.com Farm Masters - How To Master Success In Your 30's.

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Posted by OntAG Admin on November 25, 2014 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Celebrate 60 Years of CFFO at this Year’s Annual Convention

The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario turns 60 this year, and we want to invite our members, supporters, and friends of the organization to join us. This year’s convention will be held on Tuesday, December 2nd at St. George’s Hall in Waterloo, just minutes away from St. Jacob’s Country Market. This year’s…

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Posted by CFFO Blog on November 20, 2014 at 1:30pm

Applications for AALP Class 16 Are Now Being Accepted

PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY

1) Review the AALP Class 16 Curriculum and ensure availability for all dates outlined on the schedule. 

2) Tuition for AALP Class 16 is…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on November 20, 2014 at 1:00pm

AAFC Crop Map Data: 3 Year Frequency Data of Corn and Soybeans in Chatham-Kent Region

From Leander Campbell,  Remote Sensing Specialist at Agriculture Canada (AAFC), on Twitter @LeanderCampbell - A look at 3yr frequency data of corn & soybean crops in the Chatham-Kent region of Ontario. Derived from AAFC crop map data.…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on November 20, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Stay Informed on Weather Alerts and Road Conditions - Useful Website Links

Stay informed about public weather alerts in Southern Ontario http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=son

For Northern Ontario use this link:…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on November 19, 2014 at 4:00pm

Early detection of ketosis can provide invaluable data

Early detection of ketosis can provide dairy farmers with invaluable data to improve their cattle’s health and productivity. 

In a health monitoring program, a cow’s ketone levels can be measured in milk, blood or urine samples weekly for two to three weeks post-calving. Advancements in milking systems are incorporating ketone measurement into…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on November 19, 2014 at 9:19am

Photos: The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 2014 Shared on Instagram

Enjoy these great photos from The 92nd Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, the world's largest combined indoor agricultural and equestrian show.…

    1. Bacon in training @THERAWF
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Posted by OntAG Admin on November 17, 2014 at 8:00am

Premier Kathleen Wynne at the Last Day of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne helped The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair draw its 92nd season to a close Sunday after another successful year bringing country life to the heart of the city and connecting families with farming and food experiences in fresh new ways.



"The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is such a great opportunity to bring us closer to the food we eat and the people who produce it," said Premier Wynne. "Walking around the Fair gives people a real sense of why food…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on November 16, 2014 at 2:30pm

CFFO Blog: Agriculture is Cornerstone of Growth within the Agri-food Sector

The CFFO is focused on how to generate additional jobs within the agriculture and agri-food sector. The Premier’s Challenge set ambitious goals for the sector which were renewed in the recent mandate letter to the Minister of Agriculture. The leadership within the industry needs to work together to generate new ideas to meet this challenge and help strengthen our great province.

The CFFO assessment is that there are limited opportunities at the primary production level to…

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Posted by CFFO Blog on November 14, 2014 at 7:17pm

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Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2015 11 Replies

Started by Grey Bruce Farmers' Week in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by Grey Bruce Farmers' Week Nov 3.

Small UAV for precision Agriculture 2 Replies

Started by Abbas Ali in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by Kai Wiens Oct 19.

Anyone running 20" row soybeans? 2 Replies

Started by OntAG Admin in Crop Talk. Last reply by Terry W Hodgins Oct 7.

50 Million Tree Program

Started by Forests Ontario in General Agriculture Discussions Sep 16.

3-D technology 7 Replies

Started by Joann in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by Joann Sep 14.

Heavy Clay Soil. 6 Replies

Started by Kato in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by Roadrunner Aug 13.

How were everyone's wheat yields and quality?

Started by Roadrunner in Crop Talk Aug 10.

International 990 Haybine 1 Reply

Started by Wayne Bullock in Machinery Talk. Last reply by Roadrunner Aug 10.

Wash Trades 1 Reply

Started by Joann in Commodity Market Talk. Last reply by Roadrunner Aug 10.

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