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CFFO Blog: The Farmers Story

by Paul BootsmaFarmers need to get their story out to the public. The general public is the farmer’s customer and wants to know what farming is like in this decade. Agriculture, like all businesses, has evolved and changed, and today’s farmers are as likely to use a communication device as a shovel or a pitchfork.Recently, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) released an article called Realities of Agriculture in Canada (See Infograph here:…See More
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by Paul BootsmaFarmers need to get their story out to the public. The general public is the farmer’s customer and wants to know what farming is like in this decade. Agriculture, like all businesses, has evolved and changed, and today’s farmers are as likely to use a communication device as a shovel or a pitchfork.Recently, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) released an article called Realities of Agriculture in Canada (See Infograph here:…See More
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CURRENT & CONNECTED Conference at Niverville Heritage Centre

November 20, 2014 from 9am to 4:30pm
One of the best events for farm industry stake holders to learn about issues affecting farm clients and with solutions.  Timely information, top notch speakers and a unique in-person networking opportunity with the focus on farms.  Topics include: economic outlook, farm liability risk management, future farm equipment and how it will drive changes in farm management, the power of words in client relationships, production cost insurance, farmland lease financing and the importance of knowing a…See More
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Women in Agriculture

A forum for women running and working on the farm
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Ontario Young Farmers Forum - Growing Opportunity at Sheraton on the Falls Hotel

November 23, 2014 at 11am to November 24, 2014 at 9pm
Growing OpportunityNovember 23, 24. 2014 – Niagara Falls, Ontario. The Ontario Young Farmers Forum (OYFF) attracts some of the brightest young farmers (ages 18-40) from across the province for a 2-day forum in conjunction with the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) annual convention. This year OYFF is being held in Niagara Falls, at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel. You will have an opportunity to learn, connect, and discuss the most pressing agricultural issues we face on a daily basis. No…See More
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Viral Video Showing "Food Experts" Commenting on McDonald's Food - What does it say about the consumer and their perception of food? Let us know what you think!

This is going viral on the internet, but after watching it a few times it really is too good not to share.

What does it say about the consumer and their perception of food? Let us know what you think!

Two Dutch YouTube comedians went to an annual food convention in the Netherlands where they presented McDonald's food to "food experts". They simply cut the food into bite sized pieces and placed a toothpick in it and presented it as organic, high-class cuisine. Then, they asked…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on October 24, 2014 at 12:00pm

CFFO Blog: The Farmers Story

by Paul Bootsma

Farmers need to get their story out to the public. The general public is the farmer’s customer and wants to know what farming is like in this decade. Agriculture, like all businesses, has evolved and changed, and today’s farmers are as likely to use a communication device as a shovel or a pitchfork.

Recently, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) released an article called Realities of Agriculture in…

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Posted by CFFO Blog on October 24, 2014 at 11:43am

Healthier cows may produce more bioactive compounds in colostrum

Dairy cattle with enhanced immune responses not only have lower incidents of disease, but may also produce more bioactive compounds in their colostrum that are critical to newborn calves and are beneficial in fighting mastitis-causing pathogens, an Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) graduate student has found.

Research has shown that High Immune Responder (HIR) cows have a lower incidence of diseases, such as mastitis, metritis, ketosis and retained placenta. The HIR technology,…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on October 20, 2014 at 9:52am

OFA: Fall Agenda Fills Up With Political Priorities By Mark Wales. Are There Topics OFA Is Missing? What Do You Think?

Fall agenda fills up with political priorities

By Mark Wales, President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Ontario politicians are heading back to the legislature for the fall sitting, and the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) has a full lineup of work to accomplish with the 107 MPPs representing our province.

We’ll be meeting, consulting, partnering and working with government policymakers on behalf of the 37,000 farm family members we represent. Our…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on October 18, 2014 at 3:06pm

Walkaround Video: New Kubota M7060 Tractor Overview.

Posted by OntAG Admin on October 15, 2014 at 11:27pm

"Road to the Royal" Chef Challenge One of the Exciting Events at The Royal Agriculture Fair

The "Road to the Royal" Chef Challenge has completed it's tour of 6 Ontario Fairs and the newest winner is Scott McRae, the head chef at David’s Restaurant in Port Dover. Scott edged two other challengers this weekend at the Road to the Royal cooking competition at the Norfolk County Fair. 

David’s Restaurant is located on the…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on October 13, 2014 at 6:00pm

INFOGRAPH: Realities of Agriculture in Canada

Posted by OntAG Admin on October 10, 2014 at 6:43pm

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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.

Sourcing for salted cow hides 1 Reply

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

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