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Quinte Farm Trade Show at Trenton, ON

February 11, 2016 from 9am to 4pm
Quinte Farm Trade Show,Knights of Columbus Hall,Trenton, Ontario40 local exhibitorsSee More
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Bill Arndt is now a member of Ontario Agriculture
Jan 29
Ontario Forage Council posted events
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Jan 19
Ontario Veterinary College posted a blog post

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 this metabolic…See More
Jan 14
Grace MacDonald is attending Quinte Farm Trade Show's event
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Quinte Farm Trade Show at Trenton, ON

February 11, 2016 from 9am to 4pm
Quinte Farm Trade Show,Knights of Columbus Hall,Trenton, Ontario40 local exhibitorsSee More
Jan 12
OntAG Admin left a comment for Grace MacDonald
"Hi Grace, Welcome to the Ontario Agriculture community website at www.OntAg.Farms.com. Let us know if you have any questions - we will be happy to help! The Farms.com team"
Jan 12
Grace MacDonald is now a member of Ontario Agriculture
Jan 12
Mel Luymes updated their profile
Jan 9
Quinte Farm Trade Show posted an event
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Quinte Farm Trade Show at Trenton, ON

February 11, 2016 from 9am to 4pm
Quinte Farm Trade Show,Knights of Columbus Hall,Trenton, Ontario40 local exhibitorsSee More
Jan 7
Ontario Veterinary College's blog post was featured

Farm clients important part of OVC teaching programs

A recent appreciation day for Ontario Veterinary College Ruminant Field Services (OVC RFS) clients emphasized their important support of OVC’s teaching programs. The RFS, which services farm clients surrounding the Guelph area, is an integral teaching tool for student veterinarians, who gain valuable hands-on experience in diagnostics and clinical skills working with clients on-farm.The client day provides an opportunity to thank clients, as well as provide updates on recent research at the…See More
Jan 5
Ontario Veterinary College posted a blog post

Farm clients important part of OVC teaching programs

A recent appreciation day for Ontario Veterinary College Ruminant Field Services (OVC RFS) clients emphasized their important support of OVC’s teaching programs. The RFS, which services farm clients surrounding the Guelph area, is an integral teaching tool for student veterinarians, who gain valuable hands-on experience in diagnostics and clinical skills working with clients on-farm.The client day provides an opportunity to thank clients, as well as provide updates on recent research at the…See More
Jan 5
 

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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

Farm clients important part of OVC teaching programs

A recent appreciation day for Ontario Veterinary College Ruminant Field Services (OVC RFS) clients emphasized their important support of OVC’s teaching programs. The RFS, which services farm clients surrounding the Guelph area, is an integral teaching tool for student veterinarians, who gain valuable hands-on experience in diagnostics and clinical skills working with clients on-farm.

The client day provides an opportunity to thank clients, as well as provide updates on recent research…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on January 5, 2016 at 4:46pm

PHRN’s factsheets, research stories and seminars share UofG poultry expertise

Outreach and education are key components of the Poultry Health Research Network (PHRN). Five recently published factsheets, as well as research stories and a new seminar series, aim to share this scientific expertise with the poultry community.

The University of Guelph has one of the largest groups of poultry scientists and experts in North America. With expertise in a wide range of issues - from health and welfare to nutrition,…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on November 16, 2015 at 9:53am

Are you an Ontario producer? OVC researchers looking for your input

Researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph are studying producer stress and resilience and looking for input from Ontario producers.

They are asking producers to complete a short online survey to help them understand the impacts of their work on their health.

The goal of this anonymous survey is to investigate the relationships between stress and resilience, and to gather important information about the mental wellness of…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on October 21, 2015 at 9:20am

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne Addresses Advancing Women In Agriculture Conference in Toronto.



Farms.com and AgCareers.com Kathryn Doan was able to visit with the Premier afterwards and ask her some questions. VIdeos will be… Continue

Posted by OntAG Admin on October 6, 2015 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

AALP Class 16 Launches Leadership Journey. Advanced Agriculture Leadership Program Begins With Seminars in Guelph.

AALP Class 16 Launches Leadership Journey

From Rural Ontario Institute  www.ruralontarioinstitute.ca

Guelph, ON,  The Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP) class 16 kicked off their new journey with their first seminar held in Guelph, ON, diving into the fundamentals of effective leadership.

 

The majority of the seminar was led by Gavin Robinson of Robinson Leadership and…

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Posted by OntAG Admin on September 28, 2015 at 11:00am

Are you an Ontario producer?

The Ontario Veterinary College is studying producer stress and resilience.

Researchers are asking producers to complete a short online survey to help them understand the impacts of their work on their health.

The goal of this anonymous survey is to investigate the relationships between stress and resilience, and to gather important information about the mental wellness of agricultural producers in Ontario.

Researchers anticipate the knowledge gained from…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on September 16, 2015 at 2:15pm

Swine veterinarians play important role in Canadian Quality Assurance program

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. Here student veterinarian Ed describes the role of swine veterinarians in the industry’s Canadian Quality Assurance program.  Check out all the student blogs…

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Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on August 31, 2015 at 2:17pm

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Agricultural Drones (UAV) 1 Reply

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

Vegitable Seed planter

Started by Mohammad shah in General Agriculture Discussions Aug 19, 2015.

Chicken Manure additive for Sunflower crop

Started by Brad Daily in Crop Talk Jul 10, 2015.

Pork Producers Wanted for a chat!

Started by Katie MacDonald in General Agriculture Discussions Jun 30, 2015.

Lots of farm items for sale! 1 Reply

Started by FarmClassifieds in AgClassifieds: Buy and Sell Forum. Last reply by FarmClassifieds Jun 5, 2015.

LOOKING FOR HARVEST CREW

Started by Lynn Prevost in General Agriculture Discussions Apr 28, 2015.

Hunters, another cash crop

Started by Dave swift in General Agriculture Discussions Apr 6, 2015.

Hay fields left over the winter

Started by Greg Castonguay in General Agriculture Discussions Feb 18, 2015.

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