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"The conference’s opening panel consisted of Steve Redmond, David Scott, and Steve Denys.Steve Redmond, a precision ag specialist with Hensall District Co-operative started off the panel presentation by discussing five things farmers learned in…"
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Horse Health Night at Grey Ag Services Boardroom

March 24, 2015 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
This “Horse Health Night” is jointly sponsored by Grey Ag Services and Markdale Veterinary Services.  Dr. Tee Fox will review Basic Equine First Aid and help us determine what items should be kept on hand for emergencies. Don’t miss this night!!  Come network with other like-minded individuals for a highly entertaining evening.Date: Tuesday March 24, 2015Time: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pmCost: $10 per personPre-Register By: March 20, 2015 www.greyagservices.ca…See More
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Day 12: Centro Cultural El Obrador

Today we started the day by packing our bags after our one night stay in Rosario.

Centro Cultural El Obrador was our next stop. This cultural centre provides social programs for Indigenous people mainly from northeast Argentina. The programming includes activities to preserve their culture by sharing…

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Posted by AALP on February 27, 2015 at 9:53am

Day 11: Aceitera General Deheza and Bunge Corp

We had an early start today but were excited to be visiting a large grain terminal in Rosario, the third largest city in Argentina with a population of about 1.2 million. When we arrived at the terminal it was raining outside so we rushed to the control room and the laboratory. We were shocked by the size of the…

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Posted by AALP on February 26, 2015 at 10:12am

Day 10: Back to school

Today we visited Venado Tuerto and toured Escuela Agricola...a private school (kindergarten to high school) that is bilingual English and Spanish where students receive practical knowledge on farming. Stay tuned for our blog post!…

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Posted by AALP on February 26, 2015 at 10:04am

Day 9: Farm tours and good eats!

Today we headed northwest out of Buenos Aires to the Area of Pergamino... and it wasn’t long before the land opened up into soybean, corn, cattle and horses. It’s safe to say this was a welcome sight for all of us!

Our first stop was at a machinery shed in Cabana El Desafio. This mid-sized farm consists of 1000…

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Posted by AALP on February 26, 2015 at 9:08am

Day 8: Arriving in Argentina

On Sunday we ended our time in Chile and Argentina welcomed us. It was also the time to say goodbye to our new Atlantic friends and our wonderful guide Andres and driver Horatio. 

On our way to the airport Kenny Graham, one of our new Atlantic friends, gave a wonderful farewell by commenting about what he learned…

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Posted by AALP on February 24, 2015 at 2:42pm

Day 7: Making memories (and wine!) at Montgras Estate

We started the day with the anticipation of our last stop of the day - wine tasting at Montgras Estates! Alas we had a few stops before getting to the winery. 

Our first stop was with a visit with a small vegetable and fruit producer. Luis Carrasco Saldana is a…

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Posted by AALP on February 22, 2015 at 1:06pm

Day 6: Agricultural tours and a rare rain

Posted by AALP on February 21, 2015 at 4:50pm

Day 5: Getting a taste of the Chilean fruit & vegetable basket

Today's International Study Tour got off to an early start with a visit to Lo Valledor Wholesale Market in Santiago.  Similar to the Ontario Food Terminal, Lo Valledor trades about 90% of the fruits and vegetables in Chile, with daily transactions totalling over $5 million US dollars. The most unique product that is sold…

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Posted by AALP on February 21, 2015 at 4:22pm

Research event highlights ongoing dairy research

A recent dairy research event at the University of Guelph provided research updates to Dairy Farmers of Ontario board members and staff, as well as local dairy producers and industry partners.

“It is highly important and rewarding to share research results with the end users, such as dairy producers and dairy advisors,” says Dr. Todd Duffield, a professor in the Population Medicine Department at the Ontario Veterinary College. “If our dairy research results are to be adopted…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on February 19, 2015 at 10:55am

Day 4: A Chilean Education

We started off day four of our International Study Tour learning about the Chilean economy at Scotiabank.  Chile has the fifth largest economy in Latin America and has seen significant growth in their economy over the last 30 years.  The Canadian Dollar and the Chilean Peso react to the world economy in a similar…

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Posted by AALP on February 18, 2015 at 5:35pm

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