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Ontario Pork Congress at Stratford Rotary Complex

June 22, 2016 to June 23, 2016
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Offering Help to Farmers

 I am offering help to farmers and or land owners having problems with Predator and Varment, and don't have the time and or means of taking care of the problem. I am full licensed and have a friend who is also licensed and we are both members of the Anglers and Hunters Association, and insured as well. There is no cost to the farmer and are willing to travel up to an hour outside the city to help any farmer and or land owner who might need help. You can contact me at svincejoseph@gmail.com.See More
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"Offering help to farmers having problems with Predators and Varments. No cost and fully licensed and member of Anglers and Hunters Ass."
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UofG Swine Research Day brings together researchers and industry

The importance of agriculture and food research and collaborative efforts were the focus at the inaugural University of Guelph Swine Research Day last week.Centralia Swine Research Update organizing group. The new UofG Swine Research Day brings together the Centralia Swine Research Update and the Mike Wilson Swine…See More
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Offering Help to Farmers

 I am offering help to farmers and or land owners having problems with Predator and Varment, and don't have the time and or means of taking care of the problem. I am full licensed and have a friend who is also licensed and we are both members of the Anglers and Hunters Association, and insured as well. There is no cost to the farmer and are willing to travel up to an hour outside the city to help any farmer and or land owner who might need help. You can contact me at…

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Posted by Vincent Simon on May 15, 2016 at 12:24pm

UofG Swine Research Day brings together researchers and industry

The importance of agriculture and food research and collaborative efforts were the focus at the inaugural University of Guelph Swine Research Day last week.

Centralia Swine Research Update organizing group.

The new UofG Swine Research Day brings together the Centralia…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on May 12, 2016 at 5:49pm

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Posted by OntAG Admin on April 21, 2016 at 12:30pm

Collaboration a key theme of poultry research day

Connections and collaboration were a key theme during the Poultry Health Research Network (PHRN) Research Day at the University of Guelph last week.

The research day brought together representatives from government, industry and academia to provide updates on current research and prompt discussion for future collaborations.

“The whole intent was to ensure that our industry partners and our researchers, either from academia or the…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on April 4, 2016 at 4:24pm

Best practices in farm animal husbandry important piece of student veterinarian experience

Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) Dean Jeff Wichtel recently joined first and fourth year DVM students during hands-on health management training with small ruminants

Last week was a good week for me: I put on my coveralls and did some teaching. It’s less than five months since I left my position as a clinician at the Atlantic Veterinary College, yet it seems ages ago and I have been missing it.

I thoroughly enjoyed helping Dr. Paula Menzies, in OVC’s Population Medicine…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on February 23, 2016 at 9:21am

Introducing Farmer Clair Doan 2016 Nuffield Canada Scholar.





Farms.com had the opportunity to video interview farmer and agri banker Clair Doan who is also one of the 2016 Nuffield Canada scholars. Clair's Nuffield research project will focus on how Canada’s supply managed sectors, particularly poultry farmers, can manage during times of uncertainty with increased political and global market pressures. As an advocate for our… Continue

Posted by Joe Dales on February 21, 2016 at 1:00pm

On-farm research helps develop more effective ketosis treatment

Ongoing research with dairy herds on the Herd Navigator milking system is providing Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) scientists with data on ketosis incidence and will help develop more effective treatment protocols.

Results from an on-farm clinical trial that started mid-June will provide researchers with data to make better treatment decisions for this condition, says Dr. Khaled Gohary, who is looking at patterns and impacts of ketosis to develop strategies for early response to…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on January 14, 2016 at 11:14am

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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

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Lots of farm items for sale! 2 Replies

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Agricultural Drones (UAV) 1 Reply

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