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Ted Oke commented on OntAG Admin's blog post Twitter for Farmers - Great Ontario Twitter Accounts to Follow and Getting Started and How Twitter Can Help You on Your Farm
"Happy Easter to all the Agriculture Community #ontag"
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Taking Off The Last of the Corn on April 16th, 2014

With 300 acres of corn to go Adam Langman (on Twitter, @Adamlangman), just north of Barrie, is finishing 2013 harvest.Way to go!
Wednesday
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"Hi Ans, Welcome to the Ontario Agriculture Community website at www.ontag.farms.com Please post content to share with our other members and contact us if you have any questions.  From the Farms.com Team"
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Grey Bruce Farmers' Week replied to Grey Bruce Farmers' Week's discussion Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2015
"Thanks so much Paul!  Great idea.  I will take it to my committee next week!   Again, thank you! Lorie"
Wednesday
Paul Smith replied to Grey Bruce Farmers' Week's discussion Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2015
"Eric Lund, soil sensing and mapping equipment designer, very knowledgable when it comes to gaining advantages in seed rates, fertilizer rates etc. based on soil results"
Wednesday
Joe Dales commented on OntAG Admin's blog post FCC Farmland Values Report - Ontario
Monday
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FCC Farmland Values Report - Ontario

Ontario farmland values increased an average of 15.9% in 2013, following gains of 30.1% in 2012 and 14.3% in 2011. Much of this increase occurred in the first half of the year. Average farmland values in the province have continued to rise for 25 years. The province saw a mix of transaction types, including land sales through real estate brokers, property auctions and the tender process. Ongoing low interest rates contributed to the market activity.In some areas of southern Ontario, land with…See More
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Elsie Ysmdk Veeder is now a member of Ontario Agriculture
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Apr 11
Joanne Dekkers is now a member of Ontario Agriculture
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Joe Dales left a comment for Greg Foster
"Welcome to the Ontario Agriculture Community website at www.ontag.farms.com We hope you enjoy interacting with our members. Take care, Joe Dales and the Farms.com team"
Apr 9
 

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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 on Wednesday.

Anyone running 20" row soybeans? 1 Reply

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

Quarterly Hog and Pigs Report Update (Chart) 1 Reply

Started by Joshua Mires in Commodity Market Talk. Last reply by Moe Agostino Mar 28.

Live Instant Analysis March 2014 USDA WASDE Report 1 Reply

Started by Joshua Mires in Commodity Market Talk. Last reply by OntAG Admin Mar 11.

What does the farmer say...youtube 4 Replies

Started by Joann in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by OntAG Admin Feb 2.

High Corn Yield Tips From Winners at Ontario Corn Yield Challenge Event. 3 Replies

Started by Joe Dales in Crop Talk. Last reply by Joe Dales Jan 21.

Vamint Control

Started by Tom Lucas in General Agriculture Discussions Jan 21.

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FCC Farmland Values Report - Ontario

Ontario farmland values increased an average of 15.9% in 2013, following gains of 30.1% in 2012 and 14.3% in 2011. Much of this increase occurred in the first half of the year. Average farmland values in the province have continued to rise for 25 years.



The province saw a mix of transaction types, including land sales through real estate brokers, property auctions and the tender process. Ongoing low interest rates contributed to the market activity.In some areas of southern…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on April 14, 2014 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Why I Chose to Work in Agriculture

Please follow this link to my blog post about why I chose to work in agriculture!

http://kelseybanks.me/2014/03/31/why-i-chose-to-work-in-agriculture/

Posted by Kelsey Banks on March 31, 2014 at 11:57am

TED TALK by Chris Hadfield, Astronaut, Cmdr Hadfield is the Keynote Speaker at the 2014 March Classic, March 24th in London, Ontario

 

2014 March Classic - Grain Farmers of Ontario Event - will be held on Monday March 24th at the London Convention Centre.…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on March 19, 2014 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

University of Guelph President Alastair Summerlee on Misinformation Circulating on Enrollment for Agriculture Campuses

Summerlee: Correcting Tweets and Misinformation

I have noticed that there is misinformation circulating in social media and elsewhere with respect to application figures to our campuses at Ridgetown, Kemptville and Alfred. I think it important to set the record straight. Fall 2014 application figures for the associate diploma program on the three campuses are as follows:

Ridgetown - 1117 

Kemptville -…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on March 19, 2014 at 12:45pm

Stats Can: Corn for grain: the world’s top cereal crop

Stats Can: Corn: Canada's third most valuable crop…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on March 19, 2014 at 12:00pm

The World is Getting Hungrier -and that's Good News for Canada's Agriculture Industry!

You’ve probably heard it before, but the numbers are worth repeating. The OECD Observer notes that the size of “the global middle class” is increasing at breakneck speed. In fact the number…

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Posted by Ryan Weaver on March 18, 2014 at 12:21pm

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New eBee Ag Imaging Drone By senseFly Launched.

Swiss mini-drone manufacturer senseFly today announces the eBee Ag, a fully autonomous aerial imaging drone (or UAV) for precision agriculture applications.

Wheat Futures Prices Rise on Weather Conditions

Ag Markets News Review & Closing Futures Prices

Hardeman disappointed in Wynne

Today in the Ontario Legislature, Ernie Hardeman, MPP Oxford, said that he is disappointed Premier Wynne has chosen to launch a strategic lawsuit against opposition leader Tim Hudak to stop him raising concerns and questioning her role in illegally destroying documents in the Premier’s office.

Exeter Agribusiness Minutes

An estimated 60% of the winter wheat crop will be under seeded with red clover.

Spring bear hunt pilot welcomed by OFA

In a well considered move, Minister of Natural Resources David Orazietti recently announced a pilot spring bear hunt.

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