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Grow your Soil- Build your Productivity at Lambton-Kent Memorial Agricultural Centre

August 4, 2016 from 2pm to 6pm
Some of the Soil Management Practices that will be highlighted include:Reduced-tillageOrganic AmmendmentsCover CropsCrop rotation and plant diversityLivestock IntegrationRegistration from 1:30-2pm *Leaving From: Lambton-Kent Memorial Agricultural Centre - 1212 North St., Dresden, Ontario N0L 1M0, Canada -See More
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Martin Drainage Grand Opening at Arthur

July 23, 2016 from 10am to 3pm
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Soil Management Workshop at London Area

September 1, 2016 from 8:45am to 3:30pm
Join the OMAFRA Soil Team as we delve into the wealth of information at your fingertips from soil maps and aerial photography to field interpretations. Explore the connections between soil health, soil type and management system to develop field specific strategies. While still featuring soil pits and loads of hands-on, in-field activities, the workshop has been revised to offer new information and opportunities for repeat soil workshop participants. Mail to :ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca See More
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2016 Canadian Plowing Championships (CPC-16) at Anderson Links Golf Course

August 24, 2016 at 9am to August 27, 2016 at 5pm
With the competition site and competitors ready, the Ottawa Carleton Plowmen’s Association is putting the final touches on hosting the 2016 Canadian Plowing Championships (CPC-16) on August 24 – 27, 2016 at Anderson Links Golf Club, 4175 Anderson Road in Ottawa.CPC-16 competitors will represent their province in one of three plowing classes: Senior Conventional, Senior Reversible and Junior Conventional.Winners of the senior classes will represent Canada in the 2017 World Ploughing Competition…See More
Jul 15
OntAG Admin commented on AALP's blog post Day 8: Out with a bang! Battles, beers and baseball
"It sounds like a very thoughtful and profound experiences for everyone."
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Heading home

As we pack up the bus for the last time open, we begin to prepare for the long ride home. Many are excited to see their family and friends, to share their experiences during our NAST and to get back to normal life.We start off our journey with off the cuff (impromptu) speaking, responding to questions about our thoughts regarding specific speakers and stops along our travels. We hear members reflect on the importance of the relationship between Canada and the USA, our differences and members’…See More
Jul 13
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Hay Dryer Information and Member Update at Marhaven Agri - Farm of Scott & Darlene Martin

August 12, 2016 from 10am to 3pm
The Ontario Hay and Forage Co-operative Inc. is hosting an event on August 12, 2016 from 10am – 3pm at the farm of Scott and Darlene Martin, Marhaven Agri – 161 Hawkesville Rd., St. Jacobs, ON.  The key objective of the day is to update members and potential members about OHFC activities and market progress.  Members are encouraged to bring potential members to learn about the opportunities presented by the co-op.  The second element of the day will consist of educating producers about the…See More
Jul 13
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Heading home

As we pack up the bus for the last time open, we begin to prepare for the long ride home. Many are excited to see their family and friends, to share their experiences during our NAST and to get back to normal life.

We start off our journey with off the cuff (impromptu) speaking, responding to questions about our thoughts regarding specific speakers and stops along our travels. We hear members reflect on the importance of the relationship between Canada and the USA, our…

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Posted by AALP on July 13, 2016 at 2:00pm

Learning the RULEs of Leadership at State College, Pennsylvania

Today marks our ninth stop on this “Amazing Race across North America.” We’ve parked our bus at Penn State University in State College, Pennsylvania, for a joint day of leadership learning with the RULE participants and alumni of Pennsylvania. RULE stands for “Rural Urban Leadership” and they’re currently in their 16th class of participants, just like us…

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Posted by AALP on July 12, 2016 at 10:00am

Day 8: Out with a bang! Battles, beers and baseball

The day started off early with a 6:30 departure from Alexandria, Virginia, with a two-hour drive to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Our in-flight service was compliments of Tom…

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Posted by AALP on July 11, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Day 7: Talking about the rural/urban divide

We started the day bright eyed, bushy tailed, and ready to learn!! First stop was at the Chestertown Town Hall where Nancy Nunn, Educator, Outreach, and Advancement Coordinator at the Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology, and Kees de Mooy, Zoning Administrator for the Town of Chestertown, spoke to us about the history, troubles and opportunities of Chestertown.…

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Posted by AALP on July 10, 2016 at 10:00am

Day 6: A day at the Canadian Embassy

Our day began with a fabulous breakfast at the Crown Plaza hotel. We boarded the bus and were reminded a few times by our daily coordinators, Ann Vermeersch and Dylan Wiens, not to forget our passports for the Embassy. We arrived safely at the Canadian Embassy, driven, of course, by our spectacular bus driver Nancy, where we were reminded once again – do not forget your passports!…

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Posted by AALP on July 9, 2016 at 9:30am

Day 5: The rich history of Washington, DC

Thursday morning started with an early breakfast so Nancy could get us on the road and headed towards Washington to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.



Once on the bus, we all enjoyed some quiet time to catch a few zzzz’s for the first hour or so to help prepare us for the busy schedule we have over the next few days. Throughout the morning we had the opportunity to meet with our Issues Analysis Project teams to…

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Posted by AALP on July 8, 2016 at 12:30pm

When the bugs fight the drugs

Each summer DVM students from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph delve into hands-on, practical experience at veterinary clinics across Ontario and additional locales during their Externship Veterinary Course. Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), students must complete an eight-week Externship Course between third and fourth year in a rural veterinary practice that works with food animals and/or equine, as well as…
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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on July 8, 2016 at 9:18am

Day 4: From melons to margaritas

AALP Class 16 started Day 4 of our North American Study Tour in the New York State capital of Albany with a breakfast speaker. Jackie Lendrum from the New York Department of Environmental Conservation shared her experiences with water quality regulations and issues…

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Posted by AALP on July 7, 2016 at 2:30pm

Day 3: More farms and fun in Quebec

After participating in the famous local tradition that is Montreal International Jazz Festival, the class packed up and headed for the border, making stops along the way before crossing.

The first stop was…

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Posted by AALP on July 6, 2016 at 12:00pm

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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

Started by Greg Castonguay in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by Harry Stam Mar 3.

Lots of farm items for sale! 2 Replies

Started by FarmClassifieds in AgClassifieds: Buy and Sell Forum. Last reply by OntAG Admin Feb 21.

Agricultural Drones (UAV) 1 Reply

Started by Sparrow Vision in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by OntAG Admin Oct 29, 2015.

Vegitable Seed planter

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