Maizex Seeds is pleased to announce the addition of Greg Stewart to their team in the role of Lead Agronomist
March 23, 2015: Greg has been very influential in changing the landscape of agriculture in regards to corn fertility management in Ontario. His expertise and ability to communicate has helped raise the yield and profitability for Ontario Farmers. Greg is very well-known and respected from his nearly 17 years with OMAFRA; he holds a…Continue
Posted by OntAG Admin on March 23, 2015 at 11:48am
Posted by OntAG Admin on March 16, 2015 at 2:03pm
One of the most exciting parts of my job is being able to make the Oxford County Agricultural Awards of Excellence happen during the beginning of April. It truly is an evening that recognizes and celebrates our industry!
Please see below for info about this years' event.
The Oxford County Federation of Agriculture (OCFA) is pleased to present 15th annual Agricultural Awards of Excellence at the Oxford Auditorium in Woodstock on Wednesday April 1, 2015.
OCFA has a…
Posted by Amy Matheson on March 11, 2015 at 9:57am
Researchers at the University of Guelph want to find out more about the way dairy farmers feed and manage young dairy calves. In particular, they are interested in the use of automated milk feeders in Canada. Dairy farmers across Canada are encouraged to fill out an online survey at http://fluidsurveys.com/s/milkfeedingdairycalves/
You may have already seen or heard about this survey through CanWest DHI,…Continue
Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on March 10, 2015 at 2:39pm
It seems like only a day ago that we were all greeting each other in Toronto Pearson, excited to embark on this two week adventure of learning, growing, gaining new experiences and deepening of understanding of agriculture in the world that we live in - this global village. It is with equal anticipation that we get up this morning, pile our belongings on the bottom of our carriage and find our seats. But this anticipation is different. Armed with new information, perspectives and deepened…Continue
Posted by AALP on March 2, 2015 at 11:03am
CBC Fifth Estate Program: THE WAR ON WHEAT
It's a multi-billion dollar battle for your belly. Millions of people are joining the anti-wheat revolution.
Kellogg's, the world's largest cereal maker, has seen its biggest drop in sales since the 1970s. Food companies are selling off their struggling bread divisions. It's all because best-selling health evangelists say that wheat is causing everything from fat bellies to schizophrenia. But do they have science on their side? Mark…Continue
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Posted by AALP on March 1, 2015 at 7:25pm
Today we started the day by packing our bags after our one night stay in Rosario.
Centro Cultural El Obrador was our next stop. This cultural centre provides social programs for Indigenous people mainly from northeast Argentina. The programming includes activities to preserve their culture by sharing…Continue
Posted by AALP on March 1, 2015 at 6:36pm
We had an early start today but were excited to be visiting a large grain terminal in Rosario, the third largest city in Argentina with a population of about 1.2 million. When we arrived at the terminal it was raining outside so we rushed to the control room and the laboratory. We were shocked by the size of the…Continue
Posted by AALP on March 1, 2015 at 6:36pm
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