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Transport Canada: Commercial Use of Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs,drones) Information

Farmers work smarter with help from unmanned aircraftThe commercial use of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), sometimes called drones, has taken off — literally!Over the past four years, Transport Canada has seen a more than 2,000% increase in requests for commercial permits to fly UAVs, mostly for taking aerial photos. But because many Canadians don’t realize they may need special permission to fly, the actual number of UAVs in use is likely much higher than these permits indicate.The agriculture…See More
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"Hi Alberto, Welcome to the Ontario Agriculture community website. www.OntAg.Farms.com The Farms.com team"
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Multi Shelter Solutions Open House at Palmerston- Drayton area

May 29, 2015 from 10am to 4pm
HELP US CELEBRATE! 10 YEARS IN PALMERSTON!With 43 years experience, we’ve got your questions covered, & we’re happy to help! We look forward to seeing you!For more info lease visit: http://multisheltersolutions.com/featured-products/open-house-fri-may-29-2015-10am-4pm/ …See More
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"You may want to talk to some of your farmer neighbours to see if they can do it when they have finished their planting...let us know how this works out. Joe "
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2015 Molson Pace at Western Fair District at Western Fair Raceway

May 29, 2015 from 7pm to 11pm
2015 Molson PaceThe CAN’T MISS Event of the Season!The Molson Pace is The Raceway in the Western Fair District’s signature event, held on the last Friday night in May ending the live race season with a bang! The total purse money for the night is more than $400,000, attracting an exceptional caliber of horses and drivers. But not all of the action is on the track! Patrons are always treated to a special night of giveaways, prizes and great entertainment.May 29th, 2015 – First Post at 7:15…See More
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Symposium speaker outlines best practices for handling dairy cattle

It’s easy to recognize play behaviour in calves when you see it, says Dr. Jeff Rushen, they run and jump.  Exploring these positive emotions can be useful tools to assess animal welfare.In two presentations at the recent Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare’s (CCSAW) annual Research Symposium at the University of Guelph, Rushen outlined what science has taught about best practices for handling dairy cattle and about exploring positive emotions in animals by studying play in young…See More
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Transport Canada: Commercial Use of Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs,drones) Information

Farmers work smarter with help from unmanned aircraft

Drone hovering over a field

The commercial use of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), sometimes called drones, has taken off — literally!

Over the past four years, Transport Canada has seen a more than 2,000% increase in requests for commercial permits to fly UAVs, mostly for taking aerial photos. But because many Canadians don’t realize they may need special permission to fly, the actual number of UAVs in use is likely much higher…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on May 25, 2015 at 3:30pm

Symposium speaker outlines best practices for handling dairy cattle

It’s easy to recognize play behaviour in calves when you see it, says Dr. Jeff Rushen, they run and jump.  Exploring these positive emotions can be useful tools to assess animal welfare.

In two presentations at the recent Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare’s (CCSAW) annual Research Symposium at the University of Guelph, Rushen outlined what science has taught about best practices for handling dairy cattle and about exploring positive emotions in animals by…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on May 15, 2015 at 9:07am

Looking to hire a plough

  Hello Everyone,Our farm is located in Campbellville close to Milton(Guelph line and 15 side road) about 10 acres workable. We are looking for some one to plough the land, planting corn  and harvesting. Thanks

Posted by christy zhang on May 14, 2015 at 2:09pm

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Posted by OntAG Admin on May 12, 2015 at 10:30am

Symposium includes livestream of dairy keynote speaker

This year’s Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare’s (CCSAW) 8th annual Research Symposium will include poultry and companion animal sessions, as well as a dairy focus with keynote speaker Dr. Jeff Rushen.

Rushen will outline what science has taught us about the best practices for handling dairy cattle, and about exploring positive emotions in animals by studying play in young calves and how that may be useful in the assessment of animal welfare.

He has worked on many…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on May 11, 2015 at 5:12pm

Canadian Federation of Agriculture: Highlights on Federal Budget & How It Might Impact Farmers.

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) was pleased to see investments in agricultural trade promotion, a continued commitment to improve labour access and market information, and a reduction in cost of Employment Insurance (EI) premiums for business owners  reflected in the…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on April 28, 2015 at 11:14am

$6 Million Invested in Northern Ontario Agriculture

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THUNDER BAY -  “The agricultural industry is identified as a key and emerging sector in the Growth Plan for Northern Ontario. By investing in these operations, our government is helping farmers across the North improve their farmland, increase their crop production and grow the northern economy,”…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on April 23, 2015 at 8:00pm

CFIA: Avian Influenza Puts 29 Farms Under Quarantine; London Poultry Show 2015 was Cancelled

From Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA):

Preliminary testing by the Province of Ontario has confirmed the presence of H5N2 avian influenza on a turkey farm in Oxford County, Ontario. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has mobilized all necessary resources to manage this situation. The Agency continues to work closely with the Province of Ontario, the owners of the infected birds, and the poultry industry to…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on April 13, 2015 at 11:30am

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