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The new Ontario government believes in a strong, sustainable future for the horse racing industry in this province. We have a plan, guided by the report of the Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel, for a way forward that will put the industry on a sustainable path – and while we’ve already made a lot of progress, we know there is more work to be done.
We have committed up to $180 million to support the industry over the next three years as it adapts to a…Continue
Posted by OntAG Admin on June 17, 2013 at 5:05pm
The official opening of a new $10 million state-of-the-art greenhouse facility at the Southern Crop Protection and Food Research Centre (SCPFRC), part of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada was held Thursday afternoon. Researchers discussed how Canadian farmers stand to benefit from research focused on improving crop quality, productivity, and disease and insect resistance, to be done at the newly constructed greenhouse.
"By investing in research, we are…Continue
Posted by OntAG Admin on June 14, 2013 at 10:30am
I could not believe it: A frontal thunder storm system had barely crossed southwestern Ontario to reach our Guelph-area farm, and Peter Johnson was already tweeting advice to farmers – how to deal the inevitable soil crusting problem which pounding rain would cause, preventing the emergence of recently planted soybean seeds/seedlings.
That incident is far from unique. Late May frosts triggered early Saturday morning tweets from Johnson, Mike Cowbrough and several other field staffers…Continue
Posted by OntAG Admin on June 6, 2013 at 8:20pm
Posted by Joe Dales on June 3, 2013 at 8:18pm
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) scientists in Guelph, Ontario are studying the nutritional benefits of Ontario-grown quinoa and amaranth as part of a project to determine the potential for introducing these South American grains to Ontario.
This year has been declared “The International Year of the Quinoa” by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
Dr. Rong Cao, a scientist at AAFC’s Guelph Food…Continue
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By Nathan Stevens
May 10, 2013
The first proposed budget under our new Premier holds many positive commitments for agriculture and rural Ontario. The CFFO is pleased that there are commitments to the key issues that the organization raised in its budget submission on the need for fiscal discipline, the need for a focus on innovation, and the need for regulatory modernization. However, there are some areas of concern as…
Posted by CFFO Blog on May 10, 2013 at 12:05pm
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