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"Lloyd, seems to me that is the only way Ritz operates.  Drops in with local MP, sele…"

Steve Twynstra replied Apr 26, 2011 to Farmers Matters Political Meeting

4 Apr 26, 2011
Reply by Steve Twynstra

"My 2cents.  I think the Conservatives will still form a minority albeit with far few…"

Steve Twynstra replied Mar 31, 2011 to Federal Budget: Do you want an election? Do you think anything will change with an election?

9 Apr 6, 2011
Reply by Bristow

"There has been a natural, cost-effective strategy here for the past year or so....ov…"

Steve Twynstra replied Mar 7, 2011 to Comment On The Ontario Government's Proposed Agriculture-Wildlife Conflict Strategy Process.

1 Mar 7, 2011
Reply by Steve Twynstra

"Not sure...but with the good field conditions and dry(er) crop we averaged over 4000…"

Steve Twynstra replied Jan 30, 2011 to Record Corn Harvest video: 50,000 bu in 10 hours. What could you achieve if there were no harvest bottlenecks? Trucks? Elevators?

2 Jan 31, 2011
Reply by Roadrunner

"I would suggest that one of the most interesting stories of 2010 was how many Ontari…"

Steve Twynstra replied Jan 4, 2011 to What Was The Ontario Agriculture Top News Story Of The Year? Any suggestions?

12 Jan 15, 2011
Reply by Roadrunner

"McGuinty NEVER met a sector of the province he couldn't pass on regulating to death.…"

Steve Twynstra replied Nov 22, 2010 to Derivatives and agricultural commodities

6 Nov 23, 2010
Reply by Bristow

"i really wouldn't care Joann...I have NEVER completed a StatsCan 'mandatory' survey…"

Steve Twynstra replied Aug 9, 2010 to farm financial survery here again

4 Aug 9, 2010
Reply by Steve Twynstra

"And to know that the average weighted price for electricity in Ontario was 1.99 CENT…"

Steve Twynstra replied Apr 5, 2010 to Smart meters and new "Green tax"

11 Dec 15, 2010
Reply by Bristow

"I received my actual top-up this January after our Smart Meter was installed in Augu…"

Steve Twynstra replied Mar 23, 2010 to Smart meters and new "Green tax"

11 Dec 15, 2010
Reply by Bristow

"Hmmmm, interesting predicament I would be in if i woke up to find myself in Ritz's s…"

Steve Twynstra replied Mar 9, 2010 to If I were Ag Minister Ritz....I would "DO" the following...Not much mention of Agriculture in the Throne Speech. Comments?

4 Mar 19, 2010
Reply by Roadrunner

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