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Joe Dales commented on Joe Dales's blog post Maizex Seeds Celebrating 30 Years of Serving Farmers.
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Ontario Veterinary College posted a blog post

Veterinarians take on variety of roles

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales. These Externship blog posts are an opportunity to tag along with them this summer. Here student veterinarian Sarah talks about veterinarians' varied roles.  Check out all the student blogs here. I absolutely love talking about being a veterinary…See More
Jul 29
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Post a Free Classified Ad for a Chance to Win!

We have a contest going on at Farms.com Classifieds!  Our contest is our way of showing our appreciation to all the buyers and sellers who use our classified website.  1st Prize is a John Deere Sit ‘N Scoot ATV Toy.  2nd Prize is a LED Solar Motion Light.  There’s two ways to win the prizes:Go to www.farms.com/classifieds/submit-online-classified.aspx and post a classified ad and you’ll automatically be entered into…See More
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Veterinarians take on variety of roles

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales. These Externship blog posts are an opportunity to tag along with them this summer. Here student veterinarian Sarah talks about veterinarians' varied roles.  Check out all the student blogs here.

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on July 29, 2015 at 2:24pm

Farmer Tim Burrack Shares His Thoughts on How Trade and Technology Is Important to Farmers and Society.

It was a pleasure to meet and talk to Tim Burrack.
Here is a link to http://www.truthabouttrade.org

Posted by Joe Dales on July 24, 2015 at 12:53pm

Poultry industry connects with research discoveries at summer event

Poultry industry representatives had an opportunity to connect with the researchers whose discoveries help their industry at a mid-July barbeque held at the University of Guelph.

A joint venture of the University of Guelph, Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC), Poultry Industry Council (PIC), and the …

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on July 21, 2015 at 9:00am

All choked up

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales. These blog posts are an opportunity to tag along with them this summer. Here student veterinarian Kate describes "choke" in horses.  Check out all the student blogs here

Sally went out to feed her…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on July 3, 2015 at 12:42pm

Farms.com Corn Belt Crop Tour Seeing Significant Flooding Damage.

For more videos and photos from the tour visit on the Tour Website - click the link below.

http://riskmanagement.farms.com/events/us-cornbelt-tour-2015

Posted by OntAG Admin on June 28, 2015 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Gayle Ecker, Equine Industry Vision Award Winner for 2015

Gayle Ecker, director of Equine Guelph, has been awarded the prestigious Equine Industry Vision Award for 2015.

The award, presented at the American Horse Publication Tally-Ho at the Alamo Seminar in San Antonio, Texas on Friday, June 19, 2015, recognizes Ecker’s innovation, vision and commitment to the equine industry.

Sponsored by Zoetis, the award is intended not only to recognize outstanding leadership, creativity…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on June 23, 2015 at 10:07am

This year OVC Externship students are blogging all summer long

Hands-on opportunities are invaluable for student veterinarians. They provide students an opportunity to practice clinical skills, diagnostics and work one-on-one with clients, while refining their communication, technical and problem-solving skills.

Once again this summer DVM students from the Ontario…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on June 16, 2015 at 10:22am

Forum

Chicken Manure additive for Sunflower crop

Started by Brad Daily in Crop Talk Jul 10.

Lots of farm items for sale! 1 Reply

Started by FarmClassifieds in AgClassifieds: Buy and Sell Forum. Last reply by FarmClassifieds Jun 5.

LOOKING FOR HARVEST CREW

Started by Lynn Prevost in General Agriculture Discussions Apr 28.

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start of the 2015 Claussen Farms winter wheat harvest.

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We are in Paraguay – as guests of the Menno Colony where I will do eight farm presentations.

Video: Maximize Your Glyphosate Efficacy With N-Force

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Video: The Biology of Soil

Soil is the base resource of all food on the planet. It is a limited resource that requires extra care and management to ensure a healthy agricultural sector. Learn about how Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada scientists have been working with producers for the past century to manage and preserve our soils.

Video: Good Soil Structure Can Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Funded by Canada’s Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program, the research project focuses on tree- based intercropping systems in Ontario and Quebec. Intercropping involves planting trees in rows and planting farm crops in the alleys between the rows of trees. Here at the University of Guelph intercropping site, researchers are busy collecting samples for a number of different research studies.
 
 
 

Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

CFA Reacts to Conclusion of TPP Ministerial

Following the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministerial meeting yesterday, the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) finds it unfortunate the countries were unable to reach an agreement, leaving many countries and sectors without a clear roadmap forward.

OFA invites members to tell or sing their agriculture story

Storytelling has become the preferred method for talking about the agriculture industry, especially with our consumers who have less and less connections to agriculture.

Northern Ontario Aquaculture Association Expanding to New Markets

A Growing Forward 2 investment of over $72,000 will see the Northern Ontario Aquaculture Association (NOAA) expand the export of freshwater rainbow trout to new markets.

No deal reached in Trans-Pacific Partnership

On behalf of Dairy Farmers of Ontario we would like to thank Canada’s negotiators for protecting the Canadian Dairy System while working hard to achieve the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal that will benefit all Canadians.

July 2015 Crop Report

OBG attended the US Dry Bean Convention in Boston from July 19-21 and there was much discussion about the progression of the 2015 crop year.

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