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Grey Bruce Farmer's Week at Elmwood Community Centre

January 7, 2015 at 9am to January 13, 2015 at 4pm
Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week (GBFW) 2015 is a 7 day Agricultural Conference packed with a most impressive and informative line-up of speakers! It will run from  January 7th to January 13th.Panels include:On Beef Day, many of the presenters from the day’s program will review How to Drive Profitability.On Dairy Day, three producers will share their perspective on Bedding Options.On Goat Day, one dairy goat producer, and one meat goat producer will share a Virtual Farm Tour.On Sheep Day, three sheep…See More
Dec 15
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Dec 14
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Dec 14
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USA to allow marijuana production

The following is a link to a story concerning the USA Justice Department which has taken the position Native Americans will be allowed to produce and sell marijuana on their lands."The tribes have the sovereign right to set the code on their reservations," Purdon said.Timothy Purdon, is the U.S. attorney for North Dakota and the Chairman of the Attorney General's Subcommittee on Native American Issues.The article also states "In many cases, federal prosecutors are the only ones permitted by law…See More
Dec 12
Colin Lundy replied to OntAG Admin's discussion Interesting video on Colony Collapse Disorder on decreasing bee populations. What do you think can further explain this complex bee problem?
"First thing: I am an organic farmer and a beekeeper, so I am not the biggest fan of chemical inputs in agriculture. I have some trouble accepting the need for neonic seed treatments, but realize not everyone thinks as I do. I agree the industry…"
Dec 12

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Maps: Distribution of Soybeans Vs Corn in Southern Ontario. 2013 vs 2014


Posted by OntAG Admin on December 16, 2014 at 12:00pm

Video: Advancing Women Conference Is A Terrific Event for Women In Agriculture

Iris Meck, provides information on the exciting programs included in the Advancing Women conferences that will be held in Calgary in Toronto in 2015. For more information visit http://www.advancingwomenconference.ca…


Posted by OntAG Admin on December 15, 2014 at 7:49pm

Daynard: Critique of the Ontario Government Document on Bee Health and Use of Neonicotinoid Pesticides

Critique of “A Proposal for Enhancing Pollinator Health and Reducing the Use of Neonicotinoid Pesticides in Ontario” – Discussion Paper by the Government of Ontario

by Terry Daynard @terrydaynard, originally posted on www.tdaynard.com

On November…


Posted by OntAG Admin on December 14, 2014 at 5:30pm

Are you prepared for tragic transition?

Over the past several weeks we have posted three videos featuring interviews that were filmed in the spring 2014 with Wayne Skrypnyk, the founder of Skrypnyk Group. We have shared these videos in order to highlight some important areas that businesses should address in order to achieve high performance.

One key area is that of preparing for transition. In July of 2014, Wayne passed away suddenly. Wayne was a true leader, an inspirational presence and a friend. People such as Wayne are…


Posted by Kevin Butler on December 10, 2014 at 4:07pm

OVC professor receives Canadian Animal Health Coalition’s Carl Block Award

An OVC professor and researcher with a distinguished career in animal health and welfare education, small animal ruminant industries and food-animal agriculture, is this year’s recipient of the Canadian Animal Health Coalition (CAHC) Carl Block Award.

Dr. Paula Menzies was presented the award at the…


Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on December 5, 2014 at 12:09pm

Chris Koch featured on the Oprah Network is coming to Ontario!

Chris Koch, from ifican.ca, is coming to Ontario in December. For those of you that don't know Chris, he was featured on Oprah's network. You can view his video here.

Chris was born and raised in the small farming and ranching community of Nanton, Alberta.  When he's not out in the…


Posted by Genevieve Cavanagh on December 2, 2014 at 1:36pm

Videos: 2014 OFA 'Reel' Farm Video Challenge

Winners and the videos submitted for the 2014 OFA 'Reel' Farm Video Challenge - Good work by everyone.…

Posted by OntAG Admin on November 26, 2014 at 3:00pm

Elaine Froese: FarmOn.com Farm Masters - How To Master Success In Your 30's.

For additional great FarmOn.com Farm Master videos visit http://www.farmon.com

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


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.


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