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Fire Code for Barns?

Here's an opinion piece printed in the Winnipeg Free Press....notice the author and her affiliations... Forty-six thousand, four hundred -…

Started by Andrew Campbell

2 Sep 21, 2009
Reply by Wayne Black

Upcoming election

Just heard the NFUs Grant Robertson be his usual articulate self on the Bryan Allen show on CKNX this morning. He was a candidate once I th…

Started by That Guy

1 Sep 12, 2009
Reply by pigsrgr8

Why is the world taking farming for granted?

You are NOT alone, but your views are not limited to animal farming. I am a vegetable farmer, and we are constantly having to compete with…

Started by Avia Eek

0 Sep 1, 2009

Why Is the World Taking Farming For Granted?

Anyone listen to the swinecast podcasts? One the other day featured a guy talking about all the stuff ready to hit the meat industry. 1. n…

Started by Roadrunner

3 Aug 29, 2009
Reply by Wayne Black

Farm Programs: What would you do to design something that works?

Tough Times for Farm Policy Designers. When I graduated from university with a degree in agricultural economics, I was ready to take on th…

Started by Peter Gredig

0 Aug 22, 2009

Preserving Rich, Agricultural Land in the Greenbelt.

Preserving Rich, Agricultural Land in the Greenbelt Ontario Farmland Trust Secures First Conservation Easement OFT News Release Guelph,…

Started by Joe Dales

0 Aug 20, 2009

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Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

Something to ‘bark’ about: trees can improve farmland values

While strong environmental stewardship practices are already present across much of Ontario’s farmland, producers may now have an additional incentive to give back to the land.

‘A double-edged sword:’ horticultural industry faces pricing challenges

Ken Forth, a broccoli grower near Hamilton, Ont., is one of many producers worried about the potential consequences of the recent minimum wage increase.

Seed Synergy Partners Launch New Website And Release Green Paper

The Seed Synergy Collaboration Project has launched a new website, seedsynergy.net, and released a comprehensive Green Paper proposing a vision for the next generation seed system and inviting comments on it.

Farming in the North: groups promoting ag on Crown land

Across Canada, provincial and territorial governments have different procedures for people to follow in order to obtain access to Crown land.

Minister MacAulay promotes agricultural trade and NAFTA at the American Farm Bureau Federation's Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show

Canada and the United States share deeply integrated economies and enjoy the largest bilateral trade and investment relationship in the world.

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