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Steven and Chris: Dairy Farm Visit

Steven and Chris are excited to visit their first dairy farm and find out how milk goes from cows to some of our favourite dairy products. After meeting with...
8 hours ago
OntAG Admin commented on Joe Dales's blog post Dairy Farmers Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Funny Video by Dean & Ian Bryant, Dairi Acres, Strathroy, Ontario.
"DEKALB Canada‏@DEKALB_Canada A twist to this yr's dealer launch with @hockadayd #IceBucketChallenge, dealer's donations were matched by Monsanto "
13 hours ago
OntAG Admin posted a blog post

Here are the Canadian guidelines for operating a UAV via @Transport_gc. Thanks to @AndrewMDavidson

Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV)http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/standards/general-recavi-brochures-uav-2270.htm?WT.mc_id=ba3bePersonal Aviation, Special Flight Operations & Launch SafetyDefinition of Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV)Section 101.01 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) states, "Unmanned Air Vehicle" means a…See More
17 hours ago
OntAG Admin commented on Joe Dales's blog post Dairy Farmers Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Funny Video by Dean & Ian Bryant, Dairi Acres, Strathroy, Ontario.
"MsHeatherWatson8:42am via Twitter Web Client Dairy Farmers Dean & Ian Bryant of Dairi Acres in Strathroy take the ALS Ice Bucket Challengej.mp/1s3RQ5U #ontag @DairyOntario DairyOntario8:49am via Hootsuite Challenge Accepted! MT…"
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OntAG Admin commented on OntAG Admin's event Canada's Outdoor Farm Show 2014
"Be sure to drop by the Farms.com Booth at the Outdoor Farm Show - 5th Lane North"
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Pierre Boulanger posted a discussion

Looking to build a relationship with a local farmer

Hello, I moved to the Embrun area last year and am looking for an opportunity to build a long lasting relationship with a farm in the eastern Ontario area. I am an experienced hunter and am looking for a place to harvest a few animals a year. I have a $3M liability insurance for hunting purposes and am looking to help with nuisance animals (especially migratory birds / coyotes ) to ensure the ongoing productivity of your crops and safety of your livestock. I would like this arrangement to be…See More
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OntAG Admin left a comment for Pierre Boulanger
"Hi Pierre, Welcome to the Ontario Agriculture community website at www.OntAg.farms.com We hope you enjoy interacting with our members. The Farms.com Team"
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OntAG Admin left a comment for Victoria Kendall
"Hi Victoria, Welcome to the Ontario Agriculture community website at www.OntAg.farms.com We hope you enjoy interacting with our members. The Farms.com Team"
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Ontario Biomass Producers Co-Ope shared their event on Twitter
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Ontario Biomass Producers Co-Ope posted an event
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Biomass Field Day in Clinton, ON at Switch Energy Corp

September 5, 2014 from 1pm to 5:45pm
The Ontario Biomass Producers Co-operative and Switch Energy Corp. are proud to present a Biomass Field Day in Clinton, ON., Friday, September 5th, from 1:00-5:30 p.m.  This event is a great opportunity to highlight the growing relationship between the biomass and plastic industries.  Attendees have two options for travel to Nott Farms:  1. Board a bus at one of two stops in the Guelph area; 1 Stone Rd. W, or EastGen Head Office parking lot on Hwy 6.  The bus trip to Clinton offers an excellent…See More
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OntAG Admin posted an event

Huron County Soil & Crop - Soil Management Day - Sept 3rd at Claussen Farm

September 3, 2014 from 1pm to 7pm
Soil Management Day Sept 3. Workshop, BBQ & Tillage Demo. $35 for Members. Signup by Aug 25 for chance at prize packSee More
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BioAmber Plant in Sarnia - CBC Video Explains The Product and the Process

THE EXCHANGE WITH AMANDA LANG -BioAmber's natural chemistry

Interview with Mike Hartmann, Executive Vice President of BioAmber

BioAmber has developed an environmentally friendly way using corn (replacing petroleum with sugar) to make a common chemical (succinic acid) used in a wide range of products - from plastics and polymers to cosmetics and de-icing solutions. Hartman explains the product, process and why they chose Sarnia for their first plant.

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Posted by OntAG Admin on August 20, 2014 at 3:00pm

Schedule of Upcoming Local Plowing Matches in Ontario

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Algoma (St. Joseph)
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Posted by OntAG Admin on August 14, 2014 at 11:30am

Unique scholarship program brings science and business together

The connection between science and business is an important one and one that’s gaining credence through the Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Graduate Scholarship program.

Funded under the OMAFRA-U of G Partnership, HQP scholarships are awarded to support future generations of researchers, policy-makers and innovators in agri-food. Students gain a better understanding of business models and business management while completing research in their area of study. 

The program also…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on August 5, 2014 at 11:58am

Guide to Corn Nutrient Deficiency Symptoms

Posted by OntAG Admin on July 31, 2014 at 12:00pm

Winners Announced in Inaugural National Farm Photo Contest

July 30, 2014 - (Guelph) Winners have been announced in the Farm & Food Care Foundation’s inaugural Farm Photo Contest. The contest which ran from early May until the end of June gave photographers the chance to enter their farm photography in six categories – All About Animals, Canadian Farm Scenes, Crazy About Crops, Farm Faces, Farm Fun and Farm Innovation.

The contest was a great…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on July 31, 2014 at 11:30am

Advanced Farm Management Program expands to five Ontario locations

Agricultural Management Institute

Farmers urged to register early to secure spots in their preferred…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on July 30, 2014 at 12:50pm

The Most Profitable Acre Challenge is back!

The Most Profitable Acre Challenge is back!

 

Corn and soybean farmers first competed for The Most Profitable Acre Challenge in 2012, and this year it is back in a new and improved format!

 

Why the Most Profitable Acre? 

A high yield doesn't always mean more profit. Business management practices and financial planning are key to seeing a return on investment. The…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on July 26, 2014 at 1:19pm

Forum

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.

Sourcing for salted cow hides 1 Reply

Started by June in AgClassifieds: Buy and Sell Forum. Last reply by Mohamed Khan Jul 15.

Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2015 9 Replies

Started by Grey Bruce Farmers' Week in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by Grey Bruce Farmers' Week Apr 16.

Anyone running 20" row soybeans? 1 Reply

Started by OntAG Admin in Crop Talk. Last reply by OntAG Admin Mar 30.

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