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Fall is like a glass of Cabernet: aromatic, earthy and festive. Fall is when the air is crisp and the sun golden. Discover our Ontario grape growers: "We grow the wines you love"
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AALP Class 16 delves into political processes with LEAD New York counterparts

Guelph, Ontario, Nov. 3, 2016–AALP Class 16 met up in Toronto on October 23, 2016 with our LEAD New York counterparts for a jam-packed three-and-a-half days together looking at provincial/state political processes, urban society and media. On Sunday, after becoming acquainted with one another, our stateside friends hosted us for the evening with many of the delights that New York has to offer. Monday started off…See More
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Forage Focus Remote Locations at Thessalon and Earlton

November 29, 2016 from 10am to 3:30pm
Forage Focus has added two remote locations!  The program is available at Algoma District Services Administration Board Office in Thessalon, and Green Tractors in Earlton on November 29th from 10am-3:30pm.  Please visit our website for registration information for each location http://www.ontarioforagecouncil.com/programs/forage-focusSee More
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Advanced Farm Management Program at Elm Hurst Inn, Ingersoll

November 23, 2016 at 9am to February 8, 2017 at 4pm
The Advanced Farm Management (AFMP) program is designed for Ontario farm business owners and managers who want to elevate their management skills.AFMP provides a unique combination of advanced farm business management training and a practical approach that can be immediately applied to your farm. It gives Ontario farm business owners and managers the knowledge and insights to improve the performance and sustainability of their farm business.The program kicks off its fifth year in November 2016…See More
Oct 25
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Are you a farmer in SW Ontario? - Fill out this survey on Precision Agriculture and Broadband!

Connectivity and Precision Agriculture in SW Ontario Crop Farming GUELPH, ONTARIO (October 18, 2016) – Researchers at the Ontario Agricultural College in the Regional and Rural Broadband (R2B2) project are working on a study of how current and future connectivity influences the adoption of Precision Agriculture (PA) technologies among crop farmers in South Western Ontario.If you are a farm operator growing field crops in SW Ontario who is currently using, or not yet using, PA technologies you…See More
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AALP Class 16 delves into political processes with LEAD New York counterparts

Guelph, Ontario, Nov. 3, 2016–AALP Class 16 met up in Toronto on October 23, 2016 with our LEAD New York counterparts for a jam-packed three-and-a-half days together looking at provincial/state political processes, urban society and media.



On Sunday, after becoming acquainted with one another, our stateside friends hosted us for the evening with many of the delights that New York has to…

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Introducing Climate Corporation's FieldView System.

Posted by OntAG Admin on October 14, 2016 at 5:21pm

Day 13 - The AALP Alumni & Friends Tour 2016 heads home

Day 13 Brasov - Bucharest: The AALP Alumni and Friends Tour group are bound for Bucharest and the airport today for their flight to Toronto. The group left Romania today in the rain. It was a wet walk from the hotel to the bus but the group made it only a little worse for wear. Three hours to the airport and the flight to Frankfurt then on to Toronto. It has been a worthwhile trip for all and one each of them will remember for some time!…

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Posted by AALP on October 12, 2016 at 1:00pm

Days 11 & 12 - Enjoying the last few days in Romania

DAY 11: Piatra-Neamt – Brasov The first and only stop this morning was at a large farming operation near Piatra-Neamt. The group spent the morning at Ferma Zanesti Grupul de Firme TCE 3 Brazi to better understanding this fully integrated operation producing cereals and other crops on about 6000 ha of land.…

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Posted by AALP on October 11, 2016 at 10:00am

Days 9 &10 Sightseeing - which wouldn't be complete without Dracula

DAY 9 Sighisoara – Targu Mures – Gura Humorului The AALP Alumni and Friends tour group woke up to wet weather this morning. Despite the rain many of the group enjoyed a walking tour of the old citadel, up and down numerous steps, cobblestones and roadways. 

Of note, Vlad Dracul, father of Vlad Dracula (Dracula) lived here in one of the houses, at a young age, from 1431 to 1435.…

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Posted by AALP on October 10, 2016 at 2:00pm

Days 7 & 8 - Touring the countryside

DAY 7 Bucharest - Costesti - Saliste - Sibiel - Sibiu. Much of the day spent on the bus today. Leaving Bucharest the group traveled northwest across a mountain range to Transylvania, to a 1900 ha cereal farm growing wheat and soybeans, located near Costesti, on the way to Sibiu. Much of the acreage is rented from small subsistence farmers enabling the cultivation of larger tracts of land up to 120 ha in size. Geography is much different in this part of the country.…

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Posted by AALP on October 8, 2016 at 1:30pm

Days 5 & 6 - The tour continues through Bucharest

DAY 5 - Overnight train ride from Budapest, Hungary to Bucharest, Romania saw the AALP Alumni and Friends tour group arrive at noon in Romania. The overnight train ride was a first for a number of the travelers. It was interesting to note that two train cars (in line) with berths were from different originating countries and so had different passenger service levels. One group enjoyed cloth towels and breakfast served along with coffee. The other enjoyed very little - no service, no…

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Posted by AALP on October 6, 2016 at 3:30pm

Days 3 & 4 - Lots to see and do

DAY 3 - The group traveled from Eger to Nagyrede to Szilvasvarad and back to Eger. Today the group visited Bukk Naytional Park, north of Eger. Established in 1976, it is the largest national park in Hungary and 97% of the area is wooded. Before heading to the park, the group visited the National Lipizzaner Horse Stud Farm to see these magnificent horses up close and personal. The breeding of Lipizzaner horses in Hungary began in the early 1800s. The group was carried around town in carriages…

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Posted by AALP on October 5, 2016 at 2:30pm

Days 1 & 2 - The AALP Alumni & Friends Tour 2016 heads to Hungary and Romania

DAY 1: The AALP Alumni and Friends Tour 2016 got underway on Friday, Sept. 30, with a "Welcome to Hungary" dinner on the Danube. Twenty-two AALP and AGLead New York alumni and friends raised a glass at dinner to celebrate the start of their 14 days in Hungary and Romania. Friday saw the group visiting a number of sites in the City of Budapest with the history going back more than 2000 years. The group then traveled to rural Hungary to learn more about typical farm and rural life.…

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Posted by AALP on October 3, 2016 at 1:30pm

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Farming Groups Unite to Call on Province to Freeze Urban Boundaries Now

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