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Multi Shelter Solutions Open House at Palmerston-Drayton Area

May 27, 2016 from 10am to 4pm
HELP US CELEBRATE! 11 YEARS IN PALMERSTON!With 44 years experience, we’ve got your questions covered, & we’re happy to help! We look forward to seeing you!See More
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Better Farming joins Farms.com familyPaul Nolan joins the Farms.com TeamApril 20, 2016Farms.com and Ag Media Inc. today announced that Farms.com has acquired a majority interest in Ag Media Inc., publishers of Better Farming Magazine.The acquisition will complement Farms.com’s expanding portfolio of products and services for the agriculture and food…See More
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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…


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…


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…


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…


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


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.


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

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


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Field Crop Report – May 4th, 2016

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