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The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair at Ricoh Coliseum

November 4, 2016 at 8am to November 13, 2016 at 10:30pm
Royal Agricultural Winter Fair will be held in Toronto, Canada starting on 04th Nov, 2016. This Trade Show is a 10 day event and will end on 13th November.The largest indoor agricultural and international equestrian competition in the world has been an autumn tradition in Toronto for over 90 years. See More
Sep 13
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Toronto Real Estate Board

A "representative" of the Toronto Real Estate Board called a farmer that recently sold property.  She knew the name of the buyer, location and value of the transaction.  What she wanted to know was the physical description of the property, i.e. acres of bush-lot.   (the name on the phone indicated a private person)Asked why the Toronto Real Estate Board was interested in farmland 2 hours outside Toronto, she said that no one else was collecting that kind of information for farmland in…See More
Sep 7
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Subsurface Drip Irrigation For Field Crops Tour at Judge Farms

September 7, 2016 from 1pm to 4:30pm
After one of the driest growing seasons on record, are you wondering what options there are to manage through anticipated future droughts? Water is the most limiting input into crop productivity and, as a result, impacts the use efficiency of all your other crop inputs.For all of the details and to register for free visitwww.FarmSmartConference.caSee More
Sep 6
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Ontario’s Finest Butcher Competition at The Meat Store located

September 12, 2016 at 1pm to October 22, 2016 at 6pm
All competitors will begin by showcasing their technical knowledge and knife skills in an elimination round on September 12 in Mississauga. The top three will then proceed to the finals at The Meating Place, OIMP’s conference in October. Here’s where they show-off their charming and creative selves, thinking quick on their feet, and adding value to an undisclosed protein.A combined score of judges and conference delegates will determine Ontario’s Finest Butcher, with the prominent award being…See More
Sep 2
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Aug 26
MARK ERB is now a member of Ontario Agriculture
Aug 23
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ARF Field Day at Innerkip, ON

August 24, 2016 from 9:30am to 3pm
ARF conducts field-sized research trials on over 100 acres. Our research focuses on combining environmentally-responsible nutrient application and modern technology to maximize agricultural yields. We are pleased to welcome Ontario farmers to our 2016 Field Day on August 24th. Join us to learn about developments in plant nutrition and to see some of the experimental products coming down the pipeline.For more information, please visit …See More
Aug 16
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ARF Field Day at Innerkip, ON

August 24, 2016 from 9:30am to 3pm
ARF conducts field-sized research trials on over 100 acres. Our research focuses on combining environmentally-responsible nutrient application and modern technology to maximize agricultural yields. We are pleased to welcome Ontario farmers to our 2016 Field Day on August 24th. Join us to learn about developments in plant nutrition and to see some of the experimental products coming down the pipeline.For more information, please visit …See More
Aug 16
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The Importance of Silage Inoculants.

Posted by OntAG Admin on August 16, 2016 at 8:05pm

Cool cases during a hot weather week

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into hands-on, practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales during their Externship Veterinary Course. Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), students must complete an eight-week Externship Course between third and fourth year in a rural veterinary practice that works with food animals and/or equine, as well as…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on August 15, 2016 at 4:11pm

Where Do Babies Come From?

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into hands-on, practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales during their Externship Veterinary Course. Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), students must complete an eight-week Externship Course between third and fourth year in a rural veterinary practice that works with food animals and/or equine, as well as…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on August 5, 2016 at 11:27am

AALP Class 16 Interacts with Leaders in Canada and the United States

Guelph, ON, July 25, 2016 - Over 10 days in early July, the future agricultural leaders that make up the current Advanced Agriculture Leadership (AALP) class were exposed to interactive learning through their North America Study Tour (NAST).



The 2016 NAST included stops in Eastern Ontario, Quebec, New York State, Washington DC, Maryland and Pennsylvania focusing on production challenges, unique marketing initiatives, environmental obligations and the evolving concept of social…

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Posted by AALP on July 28, 2016 at 11:02am

Heading home

As we pack up the bus for the last time open, we begin to prepare for the long ride home. Many are excited to see their family and friends, to share their experiences during our NAST and to get back to normal life.

We start off our journey with off the cuff (impromptu) speaking, responding to questions about our thoughts regarding specific speakers and stops along our travels. We hear members reflect on the importance of the relationship between Canada and the USA, our…

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Posted by AALP on July 13, 2016 at 2:00pm

Learning the RULEs of Leadership at State College, Pennsylvania

Today marks our ninth stop on this “Amazing Race across North America.” We’ve parked our bus at Penn State University in State College, Pennsylvania, for a joint day of leadership learning with the RULE participants and alumni of Pennsylvania. RULE stands for “Rural Urban Leadership” and they’re currently in their 16th class of participants, just like us…

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Posted by AALP on July 12, 2016 at 10:00am

Day 8: Out with a bang! Battles, beers and baseball

The day started off early with a 6:30 departure from Alexandria, Virginia, with a two-hour drive to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Our in-flight service was compliments of Tom…

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Posted by AALP on July 11, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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2 questions about my pigs

Started by Alix bezak in Pork in Ontario Discussions Apr 28.

Hunting Property

Started by Nick Romanow in AgClassifieds: Buy and Sell Forum Apr 28.

Hunting

Started by Nick Romanow in General Agriculture Discussions Apr 28.

3-D technology 8 Replies

Started by Joann in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by Joann Mar 24.

Hay fields left over the winter 1 Reply

Started by Greg Castonguay in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by Harry Stam Mar 3.

Lots of farm items for sale! 2 Replies

Started by FarmClassifieds in AgClassifieds: Buy and Sell Forum. Last reply by OntAG Admin Feb 21.

Agricultural Drones (UAV) 1 Reply

Started by Sparrow Vision in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by OntAG Admin Oct 29, 2015.

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