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""Swedes Debate Meat Tax Proposal - Western meat consumption must decrease, says Swed…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Feb 26, 2013 to Will Kathleen Wynne be a good minister of agriculture?

9 Mar 13, 2013
Reply by Joann

"The fact that we have been given a part-time and totally urbanized  Agriculture Mini…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Feb 24, 2013 to Will Kathleen Wynne be a good minister of agriculture?

9 Mar 13, 2013
Reply by Joann

"Many believe that the key to re-accreditation for the NFU-O is that they be less voc…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Jan 14, 2013 to NFU-Ontario Disappointed with OMAFRA Tribunal Decision to Dismiss FRFOF Application. How do you feel about it?

1 Jan 14, 2013
Reply by John Schwartzentruber

"Surprisingly high yields in Brussels area. 40's, 50's and even some in the high 60's…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Sep 27, 2012 to Soybean harvest has started - share your results and progress here ...

20 Sep 30, 2012
Reply by OntAG Admin

"Not surprisingly, that is exactly the kind of spin one would expect coming from the…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Feb 2, 2012 to Does ethanol production hurt livestock farmers? The latest report seems to think so...

2 Feb 2, 2012
Reply by John Schwartzentruber

"The effect on adjacent property value alone is an issue of serious legal implication…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Feb 1, 2012 to Do you agree with the OFA that no more wind turbines should be built until a number of issues are dealt with?

37 Mar 1, 2012
Reply by Colette McLean

"BINGO! (Unless, of course, the OFA suddenly developed a conscience on this isuue .…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Jan 24, 2012 to Do you agree with the OFA that no more wind turbines should be built until a number of issues are dealt with?

37 Mar 1, 2012
Reply by Colette McLean

"Well, not surprising really! Someone is going to have to pay for those solar tracker…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Jan 5, 2012 to Smart Meters and high consumption

21 Jan 5, 2012
Reply by John Schwartzentruber

"My apologies on mistaking your intent. I see now where you are coming from.   I coul…"

John Schwartzentruber replied Nov 27, 2011 to Supply management is in the spotlight again. What will this mean for the dairy, chicken, egg & turkey farmers?

31 Feb 23, 2012
Reply by Therese BEaulieu

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John Schwartzentruber replied Nov 25, 2011 to Supply management is in the spotlight again. What will this mean for the dairy, chicken, egg & turkey farmers?

31 Feb 23, 2012
Reply by Therese BEaulieu

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