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8th Annual Hazelnut Symposium at Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre

March 28, 2017 from 9am to 5pm
On March 28, 2017, the Ontario Hazelnut Association, in co-operation with the University of Guelph, will host "The Future of Hazelnuts in Ontario", the 8th Annual Ontario Hazelnut Association Symposium, a gathering of growers, nurseries, companies, government, academics and executives who are involved in the hazelnut value chain in Ontario.The program will speak to the future of the hazelnut industry in Ontario and hold the 5th Annual Ontario Hazelnut Association AGM.See More
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Silver for Guns

Turn in your unwanted, unlicensed or inherited Firearms and receive a 1 Oz fine silver coin. I offer free pickup in most of southern Ontario. I'm not a dealer and will not be selling any Firearms collected, I am simply a Firearms enthusiast offering a service to our community.See More
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Dec 29, 2016
Jim Boak commented on Jim Boak's blog post Why do we not STRIP TILL every acre of corn?
"Thanks Joe - I will do just that. Merry Christmas JB "
Dec 24, 2016
Joe Dales commented on Jim Boak's blog post Why do we not STRIP TILL every acre of corn?
"Thanks for posting the question Jim. I suggest that you also post it on our more active main Farmer Discussion website at   http://www.Agriville.com I suggest posting a similar question in the Commodity Market forum where there are thousands of…"
Dec 24, 2016
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Beautiful Video: The Farmer.

Posted by Joe Dales on December 23, 2016 at 5:57pm

Why do we not STRIP TILL every acre of corn?

I was introduced to strip till in 1975. It worked pretty well, very well actually; but it didn't sell.

Almost every soil scientist on the planet is recommending strip till as the most economical, most environmentally friendly way to produce corn but only a handful of growers are actually putting strip till into practice. 

What's the deal? 

Corn seems to like it! 

The soil seems to like…


Posted by Jim Boak on December 23, 2016 at 5:37pm — 2 Comments

Advancements in equine health and welfare focus of research update

Advancements in equine health and welfare were on the agenda at a research evening for equine practitioners at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) last week.

Researchers at OVC and the Ontario Agricultural College provided practitioners with updates on wide-ranging equine research at the University of Guelph, including studies in reproduction, cardiology, biomechanics, respiratory disease, stem cell discovery,…


Posted by Ontario Veterinary College on December 21, 2016 at 10:53am

AALP Class 16 delves into political processes with LEAD New York counterparts

Guelph, Ontario, Nov. 3, 2016–AALP Class 16 met up in Toronto on October 23, 2016 with our LEAD New York counterparts for a jam-packed three-and-a-half days together looking at provincial/state political processes, urban society and media.

On Sunday, after becoming acquainted with one another, our stateside friends hosted us for the evening with many of the delights that New York has to…


Posted by AALP on November 3, 2016 at 11:30am

Introducing Climate Corporation's FieldView System.

Posted by OntAG Admin on October 14, 2016 at 5:21pm

Day 13 - The AALP Alumni & Friends Tour 2016 heads home

Day 13 Brasov - Bucharest: The AALP Alumni and Friends Tour group are bound for Bucharest and the airport today for their flight to Toronto. The group left Romania today in the rain. It was a wet walk from the hotel to the bus but the group made it only a little worse for wear. Three hours to the airport and the flight to Frankfurt then on to Toronto. It has been a worthwhile trip for all and one each of them will remember for some time!…


Posted by AALP on October 12, 2016 at 1:00pm

Days 11 & 12 - Enjoying the last few days in Romania

DAY 11: Piatra-Neamt – Brasov The first and only stop this morning was at a large farming operation near Piatra-Neamt. The group spent the morning at Ferma Zanesti Grupul de Firme TCE 3 Brazi to better understanding this fully integrated operation producing cereals and other crops on about 6000 ha of land.…


Posted by AALP on October 11, 2016 at 10:00am

Days 9 &10 Sightseeing - which wouldn't be complete without Dracula

DAY 9 Sighisoara – Targu Mures – Gura Humorului The AALP Alumni and Friends tour group woke up to wet weather this morning. Despite the rain many of the group enjoyed a walking tour of the old citadel, up and down numerous steps, cobblestones and roadways. 

Of note, Vlad Dracul, father of Vlad Dracula (Dracula) lived here in one of the houses, at a young age, from 1431 to 1435.…


Posted by AALP on October 10, 2016 at 2:00pm

Days 7 & 8 - Touring the countryside

DAY 7 Bucharest - Costesti - Saliste - Sibiel - Sibiu. Much of the day spent on the bus today. Leaving Bucharest the group traveled northwest across a mountain range to Transylvania, to a 1900 ha cereal farm growing wheat and soybeans, located near Costesti, on the way to Sibiu. Much of the acreage is rented from small subsistence farmers enabling the cultivation of larger tracts of land up to 120 ha in size. Geography is much different in this part of the country.…


Posted by AALP on October 8, 2016 at 1:30pm


Silver for Guns

Started by Jeffrey Guy in AgClassifieds: Buy and Sell Forum 12 hours ago.

Scouting And Managing Tough Weeds: Canada Fleabane.

Started by OntAG Admin in Crop Talk Aug 14, 2016.

Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2017

Started by Grey Bruce Farmers' Week in General Agriculture Discussions May 9, 2016.

2 questions about my pigs

Started by Alix bezak in Pork in Ontario Discussions Apr 28, 2016.

abattoirs in southern ontario

Started by Alix bezak in General Agriculture Discussions Apr 28, 2016.

Hunting Property

Started by Nick Romanow in AgClassifieds: Buy and Sell Forum Apr 28, 2016.


Started by Nick Romanow in General Agriculture Discussions Apr 28, 2016.

3-D technology 8 Replies

Started by Joann in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by Joann Mar 24, 2016.

Hay fields left over the winter 1 Reply

Started by Greg Castonguay in General Agriculture Discussions. Last reply by Harry Stam Mar 3, 2016.


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