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Ontario Veterinary College's blog post was featured

OVC Student Veterinarians Share Externship Experience: Apparently all hay is not created equally

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College delve into practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales. These blog posts are an opportunity to tag along with five of them this summer. This week student veterinarian Jodi took a pasture-to-plate approach to some hay samples. Check out all the student blogs at www.ovc.uoguelph.ca/externshipWorking with Dr. Bob brings the unique opportunity to…See More
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Forests Ontario is now a member of Ontario Agriculture
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OntAG Admin's event was featured

Agriculture Advocacy Webinar With Andrew Campbell. at Online

September 24, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Get in on the tough conversationsWith Andrew Campbell, Fresh Air MediaWe've all been there. We see a chance to set the record straight on agriculture – but it's not always easy.Join us for a webinar that will help you feel more confident and prepared to be a stronger voice for the industry. Over these 60 minutes, Andrew Campbell will talk about the importance of using social media to foster a positive perception of the industry – and show some real-life success stories. He'll also talk about…See More
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OntAG Admin posted an event

Agriculture advocacy at Ontario

September 24, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Get in on the tough conversationsWith Andrew Campbell, Fresh Air MediaWe've all been there. We see a chance to set the record straight on agriculture – but it's not always easy.Join us for a webinar that will help you feel more confident and prepared to be a stronger voice for the industry. Over these 60 minutes, Andrew Campbell will talk about the importance of using social media to foster a positive perception of the industry – and show some real-life success stories. He'll also talk about…See More
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Al Delong is now a member of Ontario Agriculture
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Joann replied to Joann's discussion 3-D technology
"It would appear 3-D printing is growing in leaps and bounds.   If a car can be 'printed' in 44 hours 'using a process called direct digital manufacturing' in Chicago, what else is on the horizon and how does this…"
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Harvest Gala at Bingemans Conference Centre

October 30, 2014 from 7pm to 11:30pm
Taste of Ontario foods that melts in your mouth - like you haven’t tasted before. Over 300 of the most amazing people who farm and work in agriculture - dressed up like you haven’t seen before. A truly fun celebration. Come. Show your pride and help celebrate the amazing food we have in this province and the people who make it happen. Round up some people who should be there. Buy some tickets or a few tables of 8 and bring your favorite farmers, fun colleagues, great customers and deserving…See More
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OntAG Admin posted an event

U of Guelph OAC Event: Careers in Agriculture for Grade 11 & 12 Students at University of Guelph

November 6, 2014 from 9:45am to 2pm
Careers in AgricultureThu Nov 6, 2014 09:45 am to 02:00 pmUniversity of GuelphThis special event is designed for grade 11 and 12 university bound students interested in food, agriculture, animals, communities and the environment. This is also a great event for Agriculture, Business, Horticulture and Environment SHSM students. Download the flyer >The free event will enable students to attend…See More
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OntAG Admin posted a blog post
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Betty Brown joined AgOntario's group
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Women in Agriculture

A forum for women running and working on the farm
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Come find us at the Canada Outdoor Farm Show! Farms.com, AgCareers.com, Ag Buyer's Guide and Farms.com Risk Management

Come find us at the Outdoor Farm Show: Download the show map. Find photos from the Show here (keep checking back for more).

September 9, 10, 11, 2014 (8:30am to 5:00pm) |…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on September 9, 2014 at 10:00am

Western Fair Opens Sept 5th and runs until the 14th, Its 139th Year with a Strong Agriculture Tradition

The 10-day event draws tens of thousands of people who will hit the rides, eat the food, listen to the great music concerts and see the shows. Included in this, and popular with the fair goers, is the agriculture exhibit that shows off the rich heritage of the Fair, and the farm economy surrounding the city of London. …

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Posted by OntAG Admin on September 5, 2014 at 3:00pm

Valco: 2010-2013 Ag Land Values Study - Southwestern Ontario Counties

In 2013, agricultural land values continued to increase substantially over 2012 land values, with the average rate of increase across the 10 Counties being approximately 22%-25%. This rate of increase is very similar to the rate of increase on land values…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on September 2, 2014 at 2:00pm

See the Tempo High Speed Planter at Canada's Outdoor Farm Show.

Speed evolves. You win.  

See the Tempo® High Speed Planter at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show.

Until now, planting was a choice of speed or precision. At Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, you’ll see how the Tempo High Speed Planter changes that forever. Tempo delivers amazing accuracy in all field conditions – at speeds of up to 10.5 mph.

As an added Farm Show bonus, you can enter to win an Ontario weekend getaway or a Moto 360 smart watch. Enter at both our corn…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on September 1, 2014 at 4:46pm — 1 Comment

Plant Nutrient Deficiency Chart

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Posted by OntAG Admin on August 29, 2014 at 8:30am

BioAmber Plant in Sarnia - CBC Video Explains The Product and the Process

THE EXCHANGE WITH AMANDA LANG -BioAmber's natural chemistry

Interview with Mike Hartmann, Executive Vice President of BioAmber

BioAmber has developed an environmentally friendly way using corn (replacing petroleum with sugar) to make a common chemical (succinic acid) used in a wide range of products - from plastics and polymers to cosmetics and de-icing solutions. Hartman explains the product, process and why they chose Sarnia for their first plant.

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Posted by OntAG Admin on August 20, 2014 at 3:00pm

Farmers and Agriculture on Twitter in Ontario

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Twitter for Farmers - Getting Started and Who to Follow in Ontario #OntAg

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50 Million Tree Program

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3-D technology 7 Replies

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Small UAV for precision Agriculture 1 Reply

Started by Abbas Ali in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by Norm Lamothe Sep 6.

Heavy Clay Soil. 6 Replies

Started by Kato in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by Roadrunner Aug 13.

How were everyone's wheat yields and quality?

Started by Roadrunner in Crop Talk Aug 10.

International 990 Haybine 1 Reply

Started by Wayne Bullock in Machinery Talk. Last reply by Roadrunner Aug 10.

Wash Trades 1 Reply

Started by Joann in Commodity Market Talk. Last reply by Roadrunner Aug 10.

Sourcing for salted cow hides 1 Reply

Started by June in AgClassifieds: Buy and Sell Forum. Last reply by Mohamed Khan Jul 15.

Featured Commentary Articles from Farms.com Canada East

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The USDA's Crop Production report to be released by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) on October 10 may contain revised estimates of planted and harvested acreage of corn and soybeans.

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Cain Templeman, Yield Specialist at Maizez Seeds shares tips on how to determine the maturity of your corn crop and what the impact will be if you do not reach full maturity.

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Curtis Hoffman of New Holland Agriculture presents the Roll-Belt 450 Round Baler at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa.

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The technical veterinarian with Ontario Pork reports, since April, there have been very few incidents of environmental contamination from PED in Ontario.

OFA: Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show serves up great opportunities

Every topic was on the table along the laneways and demo plots at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show.

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CropLine Podcast - September 5, 2014

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