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John Wise, former Minister of Agriculture and Dairy farmer Dies at the age of 77.

John Wise Former Minister of Agriculture and Dairy Farmer Dies at the Age of 77 Former Ag Minister Will Be Remembered for His Contribution…

Started by OntAG Admin

2 Jan 14, 2013
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What is next for Ontario's Horse Racing Industry?

Here is a news video that discusses the situation.What feedback or thoughts do others have on this issue?

Started by Joe Dales

0 Nov 9, 2012

How damaging is the XL Meat ecoli crisis to consumer food safety confidence?

Every night for the past week I have been watching the Canadian meat industry get aggressively criticized by all of its opponents.   I know…

Started by Joe Dales

0 Oct 8, 2012

War of 1812 and land grantees.

Mr. Harper recently, as noted by media, marked the War of 1812 and commemorated the Canadian "victories". (although history reveals all sid…

Started by Joann

0 Sep 15, 2012

Crime of the Century, Who Stole $30M of MAPLE SYRUP?

I had to laugh when I saw this story on CBC the other night...only in Canada would it get so much coverage.   I would watch Bob and Doug Ma…

Started by Roadrunner

2 Sep 10, 2012
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Opening Canada’s barn doors for the sake of trade..

I found this link on an American news site. http://www.globalnews.ca/canadas+food+supply+at+stake+in+new+trade+talks/6442664555/story.html

Started by Joann

2 Jun 22, 2012
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The U.N. and Canadian Food Rights

Mr. Brian Lilley wrote an interesting opinion published on May 17/12 in the Toronto Sun titled- No Food Rights on the Menu: UN’s special ra…

Started by Joann

0 May 22, 2012

Are Production and Marketing Licenses Sovereign Taxes?

A question about taxing “rights” has piqued our interest and if anyone can enlighten us with information, we would appreciate it.   The Inc…

Started by Joann

1 Apr 12, 2012
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Here's how the Horse Racing Industry affects Ontario's Economy. Does it affect your farm business?

This is an intteresting Fact Sheet on how Ontario's Horse Racing Industry affects the economy. How much will it affect farmers? Does it aff…

Started by OntAG Admin

5 Apr 5, 2012
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Federal Budget 2012: Agriculture Cut by $309.7 Million. Post your comments...

Yesterday's Federal Budget from Finance Minister Jim Flaherty: proposes Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and the Canadian Food Insp…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Mar 30, 2012

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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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